Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Korean
    • 딱정벌레
  • French
    • Scarabées, hannetons, coccinelles, carabes et apparentés
    • Coléoptère
  • Portuguese
    • Coleópteros
    • Escaravelhos
    • Besouros
  • Russian
    • Жесткокрылые или Жуки
  • Belarusian
    • Цвердакрылыя
    • Жукі
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos y parientes
    • Coleópteros
  • German
    • Käfer
  • Scientific Names
    • Coleoptera
  • Italian
    • Coleotteri
  • Japanese
    • コウチュウ目
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鞘翅目
  • English
    • Beetles

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Square Square 1286811395 7d04d98d37 s 3005695092 d62f0869d3 s Square 422504185 353509cbf9 s 3187773401 e15fe66f06 s 2498480230 13d2c2abf2 s 3502037444 550c2c5257 s 3217054073 c5d037475a s 168292106 2741b7558c s 4075501179 21c673dabd s 395566462 0ab789f769 s 395566462 0ab789f769 s 2697913763 44cceafd97 s 827618649 b926dc11df s 3758045976 73ebac51ca s 3782177917 a705bc6718 s 3412782576 44feacd731 s 2128080656 edbd9972c8 s 3223009433 2b75f10d5e s 3775492998 c892a4221d s Square 1523913815 b726fd7a0f s
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Coleoptera."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gwark

Date

June 2, 2012 01:41 PM AKDT

Description

posted on bugguide (id from there): http://bugguide.net/node/view/662687

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

gwark

Date

June 3, 2012 10:36 PM AKDT

Description

posted on bugguide (id from there):
http://bugguide.net/node/view/651891

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blue-Green Citrus Root Weevil Pachnaeus litus

Observer

jerry16

Date

May 27, 2016 11:44 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

b3kahb

Date

July 28, 2016 08:35 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in southern IL

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

b3kahb

Date

July 28, 2016 09:16 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

beezus43

Date

July 28, 2016 07:04 PM PDT

Description

I saw this beetle outside the Oakland Public Main Library. Is it a Western Spotted Cucumber Beetle?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Flea Beetles Tribe Alticini

Observer

magazhu

Date

July 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

magazhu

Date

July 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

b3kahb

Date

July 28, 2016 08:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in southern IL, are exterminating because they are invasive

Photos / Sounds

Observer

magazhu

Date

July 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Longhorn Beetles Family Cerambycidae

Observer

dremsen

Date

July 28, 2016 09:28 PM EDT

Description

Flew into the house with a heavy careless flight, crashing into things. Caught and tossed him out

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

dremsen

Date

July 28, 2016 09:29 PM EDT

Description

Regular summer visitor. Like a goldsmith beetle but tan rather than metallic yellow

View all observations

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.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software