7289 thumb Coleoptera of Ohio

This guide is intended to include all the beetle species commonly seen in Ohio. Okay, not ALL of them, I'm not insane, but hopefully the majority of the larger/common species.

Please contact me with any corrections or additions.

Small
Reddish-brown Stag Beetle 1
Lucanus capreolus
Small
Fourteen-spotted Ladybug 2
Propylea quatuordecimpunctata
2564435516 076cc079d7 m
24-spotted Ladybird 3
Subcoccinella vigintiquatuorpunctata
12277717313 fc65de03dd m
Golden Net-winged Beetle 4
Dictyoptera aurora
2942037254 9831cbc71e m
Short-winged Blister Beetle 5
Meloe angusticollis
Small
Emerald Ash Borer 6
Agrilus planipennis
Small
American Carrion Beetle 8
Necrophila americana
1430169070 3f0095f11d m
Common Claybank Tiger Beetle 9
Cicindela limbalis
4794905258 af2f67c92e m
Punctured Tiger Beetle 10
Cicindela punctulata
Small
Punctured Tiger Beetle ssp. punctulata 11
Cicindela punctulata punctulata
2320112165 f1f0388ff2 m
Bronzed Tiger Beetle 12
Cicindela repanda
Small
Bronze Tiger Beetle 13
Cicindela repanda repanda
Small
Eastern Red-bellied Tiger Beetle 12
Cicindela rufiventris
Small
Eastern Red-bellied Tiger Beetle 14
Cicindela rufiventris rufiventris
3541066740 e031b29ba4 m
LeConte's Tiger Beetle 15
Cicindela scutellaris lecontei
Small
Chartreuse Tiger Beetle 16
Cicindela scutellaris flavoviridis
5261565236 0038d16949 m
Festive Tiger Beetle 17
Cicindela scutellaris
209746794 cb0a427ff7 m
Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle 9
Cicindela duodecimguttata
5225738260 76b2b8d09b m
Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle 17
Cicindela tranquebarica
5720649177 f76ce5171f m
Big Sand Tiger Beetle 17
Cicindela formosa
5720648671 49eed6195d m
Eastern Sand Tiger Beetle 17
Cicindela formosa generosa
Small
Milkweed Leaf Beetle 19
Labidomera clivicollis
Small
Big-headed Ground Beetle 2
Scarites subterraneus
35662733573 ef5cffa14d m
Red-banded Fungus Beetle 21
Megalodacne fasciata
Small
Pleasing Fungus Beetle 21
Megalodacne heros
Small
Slender Lizard Beetle 22
Acropteroxys gracilis
12422210254 e6e20de3a3 m
Locust Borer Beetle 23
Megacyllene robiniae
3689363375 6b2666b713 m
Eastern Hercules Beetle 24
Dynastes tityus
9070877852 3c945736b5 m
Willow Leaf Beetle 25
Plagiodera versicolora
274965571 3181e28f75 m
Rainbow Scarab 26
Phanaeus vindex
Small
Delta Flower Scarab 27
Trigonopeltastes delta
4633696563 4fda81a95d m
Margined Leatherwing 12
Chauliognathus marginatus
Small
Dogbane Leaf Beetle 28
Chrysochus auratus
Small
False Potato Beetle 18
Leptinotarsa juncta
Small
Roundneck Sexton Beetle 29
Nicrophorus orbicollis
Small
Splendid Earth-boring Beetle 31
Geotrupes splendidus
3775366031 35b1e4c11f m
Colorado Potato Beetle 32
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Small
Dogwood Leaf Beetle 33
Calligrapha philadelphica
Small
Cobblestone Tiger Beetle 34
Cicindela marginipennis
55056 260 190
American Burying Beetle 35
Nicrophorus americanus
19884075912 001564d696 m
Green June Beetle 36
Cotinis nitida
3642720974 310b526821 m
Red Milkweed Beetle 37
Tetraopes tetrophthalmus
Small
Fiery Searcher 1
Calosoma scrutator
Small
Twenty-spotted Ladybeetle 2
Psyllobora vigintimaculata
Small
Varied Carpet Beetle 38
Anthrenus verbasci
Small
Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle 2
Chilocorus stigma
Small
Ghost Tiger Beetle 39
Ellipsoptera lepida
4899833700 3ca2febb27 m
Viburnum Leaf Beetle 40
Pyrrhalta viburni
Small
Red-headed Ash Borer 41
Neoclytus acuminatus acuminatus
Small
Horned Passalus Beetle 31
Odontotaenius disjunctus
Small
Red Flat Bark Beetle 21
Cucujus clavipes
Small
Splendid Tiger Beetle 42
Cicindela splendida
Small
Fringed Diving Beetle 12
Cybister fimbriolatus
Small
Winter Firefly 21
Ellychnia corrusca
Small
Painted Hickory Borer 43
Megacyllene caryae
7445611646 743ff0073d m
Locust Leaf Miner 21
Odontota dorsalis
Small
Banded Net-winged Beetle 51
Calopteron reticulatum
Small
Broad-necked Root Borer 52
Prionus laticollis
Small
Parenthesis Ladybeetle 2
Hippodamia parenthesis
Small
Adonis Ladybird 55
Hippodamia variegata
15246852352 2739dc1fb4 m
Margined Blister Beetle 7
Epicauta funebris
5916769699 5cf6044668 m
Brown Prionid 56
Orthosoma brunneum
12514060564 54e5a70be5 m
Elm Borer 23
Saperda tridentata
Small
Tomentose Burying Beetle 57
Nicrophorus tomentosus
Small
Striped Cucumber Beetle 21
Acalymma vittatum
4074060768 59eb56a30e m
Murky Ground Beetle 58
Harpalus caliginosus
Small
false mealworm beetle 21
Alobates pensylvanica
27683239952 f91568e74e m
Basswood Leaf Miner 59
Baliosus nervosus
Small
Appalachian Tiger Beetle 33
Cicindela ancocisconensis
Small
Northern Barrens Tiger Beetle 61
Cicindela patruela patruela
Small
Four-spotted Sap Beetle 63
Glischrochilus quadrisignatus
Small
Three-lined Potato Beetle 64
Lema daturaphila

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