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Recent observations

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

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treichard

Date

April 18, 2015 10:02 PM EDT

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tchristensen

Date

April 18, 2015

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tchristensen

Date

April 18, 2015

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stephen_thorpe

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AU, Auckland Island.

Habitat: Rata forest. Pitfall trap RD3. 30 March - 3 April 2015. Collected by J. C. Russell.

Identification: Paracatops sp.

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juancruzado

Date

July 29, 2014

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juancruzado

Date

July 29, 2014

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What

Beetles (Coleoptera) Order Coleoptera

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rparsons

Date

April 19, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

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elfaulkner

Date

April 11, 2015

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stephen_thorpe

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AU, Auckland Island.

Habitat: Rata forest. Pitfall trap RD3. 30 March - 3 April 2015. Collected by J. C. Russell.

Identification: Oopterus sp.

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rudyard

Date

March 22, 2015 12:48 PM PDT

Description

This cool little beast was on a mission and did not want to sit still for a photo. Hope I got the specific right.

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What

June Bugs Genus Phyllophaga

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camelcreek

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

unearthed planting trees

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What

Seven-spotted Ladybug Coccinella septempunctata

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rudyard

Date

March 22, 2015 12:29 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Coleoptera /koʊliːˈɒptərə/ order of insects is commonly called beetles. The word "coleoptera" is from the Greek κολεός, koleos, meaning "sheath"; and πτερόν, pteron, meaning "wing", thus "sheathed wing", because most beetles have two pairs of wings, the front pair, the "elytra", being hardened and thickened into a sheath-like, or shell-like, protection for the rear pair, and for the rear part of the beetle's body. The superficial consistency of most beetles' morphology, in particular their possession...

No range data available.