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*  Silphidae
... is a family of beetles that are known commonly as large carrion beetles, carrion beetles or burying beetles. There ... They are commonly referred to as carrion beetles or burying beetles and are usually associated with carrion, fungi, and dung. ... Nicrophorus americanus, known as the American Burying Beetle, is an endangered species. The oldest beetle fossils are over 265 ... Beetles also have two sets of wings, the elytra and the hind wings. The hind wings are membranous and are modified for flying ...
*  Conoderus
... is a genus of click beetle (insects in the family Elateridae). Species of Conoderus complete their development in one ...
*  Hydroscaphidae
The Hydroscaphidae are a small family of water beetles known commonly as skiff beetles. As of 2010, there are 23 species in the ... These beetles live on mats of algae with a thin layer of running water. This may be the accumulated algae lining the very edge ... These beetles are small, most under 2 mm in length. They are tan to brown in color and the elytra are abbreviated, leaving ... 2012). The first skiff beetle (Coleoptera: Myxophaga: Hydroscaphidae) from Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota. Journal of ...
*  Acilius sulcatus
A. sulcatus is known throughout Europe as the lesser diving beetle, a common name shared with many other aquatic beetles in the ... Aquatic beetles in family Dytiscidae possess defensive glands, used to secrete agents repellent and toxic to vertebrate ... Acilius sulcatus is a species of water beetle in family Dytiscidae.It is fairly large (14.4 - 18.2 mm), with color variation ... When tested against 72 other common water beetle species A. sulcatus was shown to have the highest movement velocity. During ...
*  Cetonia aurata
Some adult beetles may emerge in autumn, but the main emergence is in spring, when the beetles mate. After mating, the female ... Cetonia aurata, called the rose chafer or the green rose chafer, is a beetle, 20 mm (¾ in) long, that has a metallic ... The underside of the beetle has a coppery colour, and its upper side is sometimes bronze, copper, violet, blue/black, or grey. ... When viewed through a right circular polariser, the beetle appears to be colorless. It has been described as a left-hand narrow ...
*  Salt Creek tiger beetle
These surveys indicated that the beetle was quite rare; an in-depth study of the beetle began in 1991. The beetle was added to ... one beetle for each day in a regular year. The Salt Creek tiger beetle measures about 12 mm (0.5 in.) in length. The beetle has ... During the larval stage, the beetle will molt multiple times (the precise number is unknown, but most other tiger beetles have ... UNL Department of Entomology - Salt Creek Tiger Beetle Salt Creek Tiger Beetle - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service F&WS endangered ...
*  Click beetle
1920). "Click Beetle". Encyclopedia Americana. Media related to Elateridae at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Click beetle at ... Insects in the family Elateridae are commonly called click beetles (or "typical click beetles" to distinguish them from the ... that can bounce the beetle into the air. Clicking is mainly used to avoid predation, although it is also useful when the beetle ... Click beetles can be large and colorful, but most are under 2 centimeters long and dull in coloration and patterning. The ...
*  Phanaeus vindex
... , the rainbow scarab or rainbow scarab beetle is a North American dung beetle, with a range from the eastern US ... This species, like all dung beetles, are not pests, and play an important role in reducing fecal matter in the environment, ... Dung Beetle at fcps.edu Phanaeus vindex on the UF / IFAS Featured Creatures website.. ...
*  Histeridae
... is a family of beetles commonly known as Clown beetles or Hister beetles. This very diverse group of beetles ... For example, the flat Hister beetles are found under bark, while the cylindrical beetles are not. Shape of the beetle will vary ... The hostile Hister beetles feed on the ants. The harmonious Hister beetles eat the same food as the ants, however they may not ... They are predacious beetles and arrive when there is material to feed on, like other beetles or maggots. They do not actually ...
*  Alan Ackerman Beetle
Beetle adopted both surnames of his parents (Ralph Dennison Beetle and Helen Maria Ackerman). He was married to botanist ... JSTOR Biography, Retrieved on 27 October 2013 "Dorothy-Erna-Beetle-Pillmore Obituary". Retrieved 27 October 2013. IPNI. Beetle ... Beetle worked together with another botanist in revising the genus Artemisia The standard author abbreviation Beetle is used to ... Beetle collected plant specimens with his wife and many other botanists, and is best known for his work with grasses. The Alan ...
*  American Beetles
... is the single most comprehensive[citation needed] description of the beetles of North America north of the ... as an update of his classic The Beetles of the United States; along with Michael C. Thomas, he enlisted more than 60 ... The introduction includes a section on beetle anatomy that introduces all the technical terms used later. The bulk of the ...
*  Cane Beetles March
That night the Beetles were the guests of Mrs O'Reagan at her Aloomba Hotel. Four volunteers joined at Aloomba. The Beetles ... The Beetles arrived in Cairns by 2pm with a total of 29 recruits. The volunteers then marched in the Anzac Day parade in Cairns ... The Cane Beetles March appears to have been the initiative of the Cairns Recruiting Committee. The origin of the name is not ... The Cane Beetles March was a snowball march in April 1916 in North Queensland, Australia, to recruit men into the Australian ...
*  Beetle
... including rove beetles (Staphylinidae), scarab beetles (Scarabaeidae), blister beetles (Meloidae), stag beetles (Lucanidae) and ... The mountain pine beetle emits a pheromone to attract other beetles to a tree. The mass of beetles are able to overcome the ... Most beetles, however, do not cause economic damage and many, such as the lady beetles and dung beetles are beneficial by ... Other beetles are highly specialized in their diet. Many species of leaf beetles, longhorn beetles, and weevils are very host- ...
*  Tony and the Beetles
"Tony and the Beetles" is a science fiction short story by American writer Philip K. Dick, first published in Orbit Science ... The native species are beetle like creatures called the Pas-udenti, some of whom Tony has befriended. He loses his innocence ...
*  Beetling
... is the pounding of linen or cotton fabric to give a flat, lustrous effect. Within Ireland, beetling was first ... Beetling is part of the finishing of the linen cloth. The hammering tightens the weave and give the cloth a smooth feel. The ... This distinguishes it from Beetling. Robert Whan, The Presbyterians of Ulster, 1680-1730, (Woodbridge, The Boydell Press, 2013 ... For the study and collection of beetles, see coleopterology. ...
*  Volkswagen Beetle
"1972 Marathon Beetle - All the VW Beetle Special Editions". SE Beetles. 2016-05-20. Retrieved 2016-07-10. "Volkswagen logo ... The last Beetle was produced in Puebla, Mexico, in July 2003. The final batch of 3,000 Beetles were sold as 2004 models and ... With the Super Beetle being sold as the premium model in North America, the standard Beetle, while retaining the same 1600 cc ... The Beetle ultimately gave rise to variants, including the Karmann Ghia, Type 2 and external coach builders. The Beetle marked ...
*  Rain beetle
The rain beetles are a group of beetles found in the far west of North America. They spend most of their lives underground, ... American Beetles. CRC Press. pp. 20-22. ISBN 0-8493-0954-9. Insects portal Data related to Pleocomidae at Wikispecies. ...
*  Spider beetle
Spider beetles are the approximately 500 species of beetles in the subfamily Ptininae of the family Anobiidae. They are ... "Spider beetle". Iowa State University. 2005-07-14. Steve Jacobs (October 2006). "Spider beetles". Pennsylvania State University ... Spider beetles have round bodies with long, slender legs, and lack wings. They are generally 1-5 mm long. Both the larvae and ... "Spider beetle". Encyclopædia Britannica. Ptinidae Photo page. ...
*  Cucumber beetle
... is a common name given to members of two genera of beetles, Diabrotica and Acalymma, both in the family ... "Cucumber Beetles". North Carolina State University. Retrieved October 28, 2013. Cucumber Beetles. Virginia Cooperative ... the cucurbit beetle (D. speciosa), the banded cucumber beetle (D. balteata), the northern corn rootworm (D. barberi), the ... Cucumber beetles can overwinter in crop fields or in compost or trash piles. Eradication efforts may include manual removal, ...
*  Whirligig beetle
... sex of the beetle, and the type of predator (bird or fish) that a beetle has most recently observed. The adult beetles carry a ... The whirligig beetles are a family (Gyrinidae) of water beetles that usually swim on the surface of the water if undisturbed, ... Whirligig beetles are most conspicuous for their bewildering swimming. Their coloration is not showy and they can be quite hard ... In particular the beetles make behavioral trade-offs that affect their choices of positions within a group. For example, ...
*  Hercules beetle
The Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules, Dynastinae) is a species of rhinoceros beetle native to the rainforests of Central ... The larva of the Hercules beetle feeds on rotting wood during its two-year larval stage. The adult Hercules beetle feeds on ... "Largest species of beetle". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 2017-05-20. "Hercules Beetle, Dynastes hercules". BioLib.cz. 2017 ... It is in the subfamily Dynastinae (rhinoceros beetles) in the larger family Scarabaeidae (commonly known as scarab beetles). ...
*  Cardinal beetle
The name cardinal beetle typically refers to three different species of beetles. The red-headed or 'common' cardinal beetle ( ... Scarlet lily leaf beetles are herbivores and are usually found eating lily leaves, whereas cardinal beetles are usually found ... "Cardinal Beetle". UK Safari. Retrieved 24 June 2012. "Cardinal Beetle - Pyrochroa coccinea". Wild About Britain. English Nature ... People often mistake the smaller scarlet lily beetle, Lilioceris lilii, for a cardinal beetle as they also have a black ...
*  Agabus (beetle)
The adult beetles are moderate-sized, 5 to 14 mm long. The genus is primarily Holarctic in distribution, with only a few ... Agabus is a large genus of predatory aquatic beetles in the family Dytiscidae, proposed in 1817 by William Elford Leach and ... Larson D.J., Alarie Y., Roughley R.E. (2000) Predaceous diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with ... Ignacio Ribera, Anders N. Nilsson, Alfried P. Vogler (2004). Phylogeny and historical biogeography of Agabinae diving beetles ( ...
*  Soldier beetle
The soldier beetles (Cantharidae) are relatively soft-bodied, straight-sided beetles. They are cosmopolitan in distribution. ... Historically, these beetles were placed in a superfamily "Cantharoidea", which has been subsumed by the superfamily Elateroidea ... Leatherwing (Soldier) Beetles. Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University. 2013. Delta key Key ...
*  Beaver beetle
The Beaver beetle (Platypsyllus castoris) is an ectoparasitic beetle that only hosts on beavers. It is flattened and eyeless, ... Behrendt, Marc (July-August 2003). "Beaver Beetles" (PDF). Buckeye Trapper. Retrieved 8 April 2013. Beaver Beetles by David ... The beaver beetle has various modifications to suit its ectoparasitic mode of life. It resembles a flea or a louse in ... Both adult beetles and larvae feed on epidermal tissue, and also perhaps on skin secretions and liquids oozing from wounds. It ...