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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

annikaml

Date

October 1, 2014 12:40 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

8 mm long without snout

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

aaronhernandez

Date

September 28, 2014 06:57 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

treegrow

Date

August 3, 2014 12:23 PM EDT

Description

Anthaxia sp. Elk Meadow near Stanley, Idaho

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ladybugs Family Coccinellidae

Observer

verannabanos

Date

September 28, 2014

Description

I spotted a ladybug in my balcony close to Casa Loma in toronto, Ontario

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jonahevans

Date

September 30, 2014 07:11 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 28, 2014 12:17 AM EDT

Description

Found at a blacklight at night. Don't expect to get it IDed any further than this.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 18, 2014 03:18 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

chrisgoforth

Date

September 17, 2014 04:12 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

September 22, 2014

Description

A large black beetle (unknown ID) was observed in the south side of Corpus Christi, Texas.

The beetle moved very fast inside a plastic box, so I cooled it a bit to photograph. Once it warmed up, it started to move fast again, so I released it.

It was about 40 mm long.

Any help with ID will be appreciated.

Photos / Sounds

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Identified as Chauliognathus on BugGuide but not to species.

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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.