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

Photos / Sounds

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Date

July 30, 2016 10:00 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Margined Blister Beetle Epicauta funebris

Observer

lwynette

Date

July 27, 2016 05:12 PM CDT

Description

Feeding on tomato plants.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Striped Blister Beetle Epicauta vittata

Observer

tybird99

Date

July 25, 2016 07:52 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

fepj

Date

July 15, 2016 04:51 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

July 26, 2016 04:33 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Burning Blister Beetles Genus Epicauta

Observer

wild-about-texas

Date

July 28, 2016 11:44 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

naturalmonte

Date

July 25, 2016 09:02 AM CEST

Description

MYLABRIS

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jeckberg

Date

October 22, 2015 03:14 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jeckberg

Date

October 22, 2015 03:20 PM PDT

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Square

Observer

jeckberg

Date

June 13, 2016 01:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

clarodeluna8

Date

July 3, 2016 01:49 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gargo

Date

July 26, 2016 11:11 AM MDT
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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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