Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Meloidae
  • English
    • Blister Beetles
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos ampolleros
  • German
    • Ölkäfer
    • Blasenkäfer
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 地膽科
    • 芫菁科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Master Blister Beetle Lytta magister

Observer

hannawacker

Date

April 8, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mlodinow

Date

August 12, 2015

Place

briggsdale (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mlodinow

Date

August 12, 2015

Place

briggsdale (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Date

September 17, 2013

Place

Caledon (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

alderash

Date

February 7, 2016 02:00 PM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

Tenerife (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

flaviorocchi

Date

May 5, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Arizona Blister Beetle Epicauta arizonica

Observer

finatic

Date

September 6, 2015 11:11 PM PDT

Description

Gila County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

najera

Date

January 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

lancillotto

Date

May 25, 2015 11:32 AM CEST

Place

Noasca (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

fausto

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

ipotizzo Meloidae, forse Mylabris ..?

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

najera

Date

January 25, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Blister beetles are beetles (Coleoptera) of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. There are approximately 7,500 known species worldwide. Many are conspicuous and some aposematically colored, announcing their toxicity to would-be predators.

No range data available.
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