NPS National Capital Region Beetle Species Guide

A list of the beetles that have been observed in the National Parks of the National Capital Region. This includes parks like Catoctin Mountain Park, Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Prince William Forest Park, Manassas National Battlefield Park, and Wolf Trap National Park for the ...more ↓

Two-spotted Ladybug 1
Adalia bipunctata
Wheat Wireworm 3
Agriotes mancus
Grape Flea Beetle 5
Altica chalybea
Apple Twig Borer
Amphicerus bicaudatus
Common Carpet Beetle 7
Anthrenus scrophulariae
Cowpea Weevil 10
Callosobruchus maculatus
Banded Net-winged Beetle 11
Calopteron reticulatum
Fiery Searcher 13
Calosoma scrutator
Forest Caterpillar Hunter 14
Calosoma sycophanta
Dung Beetle 15
Canthon pilularius
Dried Fruit Beetle 16
Carpophilus hemipterus
Longhorn Beetles 17
Cerambycidae
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle 18
Chauliognathus pensylvanicus
Argus Tortoise Beetle 19
Chelymorpha cassidea
Flatheaded Appletree Borer 20
Chrysobothris femorata
Punctured Tiger Beetle 21
Cicindela punctulata
Bronzed Tiger Beetle 22
Cicindela repanda
Eastern Red-bellied Tiger Beetle 23
Cicindela rufiventris
Six-spotted Tiger Beetle 24
Cicindela sexguttata
Tiger Beetle 25
Cicindela unipunctata
Ladybird Beetles 26
Coccinellidae
Predaceous Diving Beetle
Coptotomus interrogatus
Hairy Rove Beetle 16
Creophilus maxillosus
Red Flat Bark Beetle 27
Cucujus clavipes
True Weevils 28
Curculionidae
Hide Beetle 16
Dermestes maculatus
Elderberry Borer 29
Desmocerus palliatus
Spotted Cucumber Beetle 30
Diabrotica undecimpunctata
Spotted Cucumber Beetle 31
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi
Great Diving Beetle 37
Dytiscus marginalis
Vertical Diving Beetle
Dytiscus verticalis
Black Blister Beetle 40
Epicauta pennsylvanica
Striped Blister Beetle 41
Epicauta vittata
Squash Lady Beetle 42
Epilachna borealis
Eggplant Flea Beetle 43
Epitrix fuscula
Tobacco Flea Beetle 44
Epitrix hirtipennis
Splendid Earth Boring Beetle 45
Geotrupes splendidus
Murky Ground Beetle 49
Harpalus caliginosus
Long-toed Water Beetle 50
Helichus lithophilus
Convergent Lady Beetle 51
Hippodamia convergens
Native Elm Bark Beetle
Hylurgopinus rufipes
Tobacco Beetle 12
Lasioderma serricorne
Colorado Potato Beetle 55
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Powderpost Beetle 56
Lyctus opaculus
American Rose Chafer 57
Macrodactylus subspinosus
Virginia Tiger Beetle 58
Megacephala virginica
Corn Wireworm 59
Melanotus communis
Elmid Beetle 56
Microcylloepus
Northeastern Pine Sawyer 60
Monochamus notatus
Burying Beetles 62
Nicrophorus
Sawtoothed Grain Beetle 63
Oryzaephilus surinamensis
Rove Beetle
Paederus littorarius
Crawling Water Beetle 64
Peltodytes lengi
Rainbow Scarab 65
Phanaeus vindex
Firefly
Photinus scintillans
Northern June Beetle
Phyllophaga fusca
Hister Beetle
Platysoma lecontei
Japanese Beetle 66
Popillia japonica
Tile-Horned Prionus 67
Prionus imbricornis
Water Penny Beetle 69
Psephenus herricki
Stag Beetle 13
Pseudolucanus capreolus
Spelean Rove Beetle
Quedius spelaeus
Elm Bark Beetle 72
Scolytus multistriatus
Riffle Beetle 33
Stenelmis sexlineata
Eastern Milkweed Longhorn Beetle 73
Tetraopes tetrophthalmus
Confused Flour Beetle 52
Tribolium confusum

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