Classification
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  • Hebrew
    • רפואניתיים
  • 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

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Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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edshau

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December 4, 2016 12:46 PM EST

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buttercup oil beetle Meloe americanus

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peggyo

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April 11, 2016 09:54 AM EDT

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Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

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November 24, 2016 09:45 AM CST

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Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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ryanhuish

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November 28, 2016 07:54 PM EST

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Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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timbir5

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October 23, 2016 11:41 AM EDT

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Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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schoenitz

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November 27, 2016 02:39 PM EST

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Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

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leggend

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November 17, 2016 01:48 PM PST

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Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

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francisco3

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November 23, 2016 12:50 PM HST

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Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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reallifeecology

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November 22, 2016 11:57 PM CST

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Observer

finatic

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July 26, 2015 10:56 PM PDT

Description

Cochise County, Arizona, US

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Arizona Blister Beetle Epicauta arizonica

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finatic

Date

July 26, 2015 02:50 AM PDT

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Cochise County, Arizona, US

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Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

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conus

Date

November 22, 2016 10:35 PM CET
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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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