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Recent observations

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Ladybird Beetles Family Coccinellidae

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suz

Date

May 17, 2014

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What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

Observer

juancruzado

Date

September 19, 2014 10:35 PM CDT

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

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juancruzado

Date

September 19, 2014 10:35 PM CDT

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hairy rove beetle Creophilus maxillosus

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

August 28, 2015

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

juancruzado

Date

September 17, 2014 10:15 PM CDT

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

juancruzado

Date

September 17, 2014 10:05 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

saras

Date

August 23, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Scarab beetle

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

juancruzado

Date

September 16, 2014 01:53 PM CDT

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What

Mayates Genus Euphoria

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juancruzado

Date

September 16, 2014 12:42 PM CDT

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What

True Weevils Family Curculionidae

Observer

kevin19

Date

August 29, 2015 04:31 PM CDT

Description

Curculionidae #mate

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What

Bronzed Tiger Beetle Cicindela repanda

Observer

cwwood

Date

August 14, 2015 10:18 AM EDT

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What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

claudia3

Date

August 29, 2015 11:05 AM 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...

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