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    • Beetles

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Short-winged Blister Beetle Meloe angusticollis

Observer

eraskin

Date

August 29, 2016 07:19 PM EDT

Place

Big Bald (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 28, 2016 10:12 AM CDT

Description

Chuck, Mary Kay and I found this beautiful beetle while we walked along a trail in the Chisos Basin. Chuck was later able to ID it.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gonzo

Date

August 24, 2016 07:16 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Predaceous Diving Beetles Family Dytiscidae

Observer

gonzo

Date

August 23, 2016 09:50 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

gonzo

Date

August 22, 2016 03:04 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

gonzo

Date

August 22, 2016 02:16 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gonzo

Date

August 22, 2016 11:23 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lesser stag beetle Dorcus parallelipipedus

Observer

gonzo

Date

August 22, 2016 10:32 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

gonzo

Date

August 21, 2016 11:08 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Glorious Scarab Chrysina gloriosa

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 27, 2016 08:17 PM CDT

Description

We did a little blacklighting at night (under special permit). Such lighting is normally not allowed in Big Bend as the park is part of the Dark Sky project.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

greglasley

Date

August 27, 2016 07:51 PM CDT

Description

We did a little blacklighting at night (under special permit). THis beetle was identified, but I failed to record its name.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Viburnum Leaf Beetle Pyrrhalta viburni

Observer

tiggrx

Date

August 30, 2016
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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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