Varied Carpet Beetles

Varied Carpet Beetles

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Dermestidae Genus: Anthrenus Subgenus: incertae sedis Species: A. Verbasci The varied carpet beetles in the larval form are common in houses, but the beetles themselves, do not cause any major harm. These beetles belong to the family Dermestidae. They are found throughout the U … Read more

Orange Ladybug – The Asian Lady Beetle

Orange Ladybug

  Harmonia axyridis, commonly known as the orange ladybug or the Asian lady beetle is actually seen in a variety of colors throughout Iowa and the areas of the United States. This species is popular for its irritating habit of piling up near the building sides and invading indoors during the harsh climate like in … Read more

Mealworms

Mealworm

Mealworms are referred to as the larvae of mealworm beetles. Biologically termed Tenebrio Molitor, this beetle belongs to the group of Darkling beetles. Similar to other holometabolic creatures, this beetle to undergoes four stages of the life cycle, namely, egg, larval form, pupal form, and adult beetle form. This mealworm larva attains a size between … Read more

Ladybird Song

Ladybird Song

The lines of the song “Ladybird Ladybird” is sometimes also revised as “Ladybug, Ladybug”, especially in some regions like the US, because this beetle is commonly known as “ladybug” in US regions. The song about the ladybird is a nursery rhyme presented in the English language. It is placed at a number of 16215 in … Read more

Ladybug Meaning Symbolism

Ladybug Meaning Symbolism

The symbolism of the word Ladybug relates to “good luck”, almost all around the globe. Still, there is confusion regarding the name, whether it is a “ladybird” or “ladybug”.The word “ladybird” is more commonly used in Europe, whereas in the United States of America, the people most commonly use the word “ladybug”. Many symbolisms and … Read more

Ground Beetles

Ground Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Adephaga (Unranked): Geadephaga Superfamily: Caraboidea Family: Carabidae The Ground beetle family consists of cosmopolitan members, including 40,000 species, out of which 2,000 species are seen in North America, and around 2700 species are seen in Europe. The Carabidae family is one of the biggest … Read more

How to Get Rid of Weevils

How to Get Rid of Weevils

Weevils, the small beetles that belong to the Curculionidae family, exhibit a large range of features. This family has a number of species than in any other family. According to recent studies, more than 1000 Curculionidae species are expected to be present in the northern United States alone. Different Types of Infestation Causing Weevils There … Read more

How to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

How to Get Rid of Weevils

Japanese beetle, the biological name Popillia Japoica, is a small insect that is considered a big threat. It literally feeds on hundreds of species of plants. Hence, it is considered one of the most dangerous and destructive pests in the Midwestern and Eastern US. It creates drastic damage to the yields and crops. Endemic to … Read more

Flesh Eating Beetles

Flesh Eating Beetles

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Infraorder: Bostrichiformia Superfamily: Bostrichoidea Family: Dermestidae The Dermestridae family comprises of beetles that are commonly termed skin beetles. There are more than 500 – 700 species of beetles in this family. Most of them are scavengers by nature that feed on the parts of dry … Read more

Lightning Bug (Firefly)

Lightning Bug

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Infraorder: Elateriformia Superfamily: Elateroidea Family: Lampyridae The beetles from the Photinus genus are commonly known as the “rover fireflies” or “lightning bugs”. They are members of the Lampyridae family and Lampyrinae subfamily. The Tennessee state insect, the common eastern firefly, biologically known as … Read more

Elephant Beetle

Elephant Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia (Animals) Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods) Subphylum: Hexapoda (Hexapods) Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles) Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles) Family: Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetle) Subfamily: Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles) Tribe: Dynastini Genus: Megasoma (Elephant Beetles) The Elephant beetles (Megasoma Elephas) belong to … Read more

Carpet Beetle Larva

Carpet Beetle Larva

Larvae of the Carpet Beetle   Carpet beetles undergo complete metamorphosis. In length, the life cycle of these beetles ranges from two months to many years. The life cycle of these beetles starts when the adult female beetles lay their eggs. They can lay their eggs indoors and also infest the mice, nests of birds, … Read more