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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warty

Date

September 28, 2016 12:36 PM CDT

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

September 24, 2016 03:52 PM EDT

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

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reallifeecology

Date

September 24, 2016 11:27 AM EDT

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What

Burning Blister Beetles Genus Epicauta

Observer

najera

Date

September 25, 2016 10:36 AM CDT

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What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

najera

Date

September 25, 2016 09:45 AM CDT

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najera

Date

September 22, 2016 12:51 PM CDT

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najera

Date

September 22, 2016 12:49 PM CDT

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najera

Date

September 22, 2016 12:48 PM CDT

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

mtw

Date

September 27, 2016 11:27 AM EDT

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Observer

cullin

Date

November 6, 2011 11:36 AM PST

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What

Charlie Brown Blister Beetle Pyrota palpalis

Observer

finatic

Date

September 5, 2016 09:34 AM PDT

Description

Maricopa County, Arizona, US

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

andriy

Date

September 24, 2016

Place

Oregon, IL (Google, OSM)
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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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