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    • Meloidae
  • English
    • Blister Beetles
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    • Escarabajos ampolleros
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    • Ölkäfer
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    • 地膽科
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Date

May 23, 2016 11:21 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 23, 2016 03:42 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Burning Blister Beetles Genus Epicauta

Observer

robert45

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

Collected specimens, which I think are Epicauta heterodera.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

lucacalcagno

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bosqueaaron

Date

May 22, 2016

Place

salado, tx (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

joelle

Date

May 21, 2016 04:11 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bbunny

Date

May 21, 2016 02:28 PM MST

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

gonhiking

Date

May 21, 2016 01:50 PM PDT

Description

Beetles attached

Photos / Sounds

What

Burning Blister Beetles Genus Epicauta

Observer

josephpm88

Date

May 21, 2016 03:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 21, 2016 07:14 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

taben

Date

May 21, 2016 09:09 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Iron Cross Blister Beetle Tegrodera aloga

Observer

finatic

Date

May 6, 2016 12:21 PM PDT

Description

Pinal County, Arizona, US

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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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