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Recent observations

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What

Weevils Superfamily Curculionoidea

Observer

andyk

Date

July 31, 2014 12:02 PM CDT

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What

Weevils Superfamily Curculionoidea

Observer

andyk

Date

July 31, 2014 12:02 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tsvalle

Date

July 30, 2014 10:19 AM PDT

Description

Green June Beetle

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What

red milkweed beetle Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Observer

pbedell

Date

June 30, 2014

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What

Delta flower scarab Trigonopeltastes delta

Observer

pbedell

Date

June 30, 2014

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What

Dogbane Leaf Beetle Chrysochus auratus

Observer

pbedell

Date

June 30, 2014

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What

red milkweed beetle Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Observer

srall

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

srall

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

July 19, 2014

Place

Collepardo (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 27, 2014

Description

27 May 2014.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
3.6 mm head-elytra.
Found on Black Walnut (Juglans nigra).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

dhobern

Date

July 30, 2014 09:18 AM CEST

Description

Coleoptera sp., to Robinson trap, Søborg, Denmark, 29/30 July 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hainlaufkäfer Carabus nemoralis

Observer

garychang

Date

July 29, 2014 09:19 PM PDT

Description

Two of these active in my front yard when I got home from walking my dog. They were alert and (strangely) approached and briefly inspected my multi-tool. Could be genus Calosoma or Carabus.

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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...

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