2651 thumb 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 Performing ...more ↓

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

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