Tortoise Beetle

Tortoise Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia (Animals) Subphylum: Hexapoda (Hexapods) Species: Rubiginosa (Thistle Tortoise Beetle) Subfamily: Cassidinae (Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles) Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles) Tribe: Cassidini (Tortoise Beetles) Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Genus: Cassida Class: Insecta (Insects) Family: Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles) … Read more

Potato Beetles

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Hexapoda Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles) Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles) Family: Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles) Subfamily: Chrysomelinae Tribe: Chrysomelini Sub tribe: Doryphorina Genus: Leptinotarsa Species: Decemlineata(Colorado potato beetle) The Colorado potato beetle, (whose scientific name isLeptinotarsa … Read more

Larder Beetle

Larder 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: Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles) Family: Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles) Genus: Dermestes No Taxon: (subgenus Dermestes) Species: Lardarius (Larder Beetle) Dermestes lardarius, generally called larder beetle is … Read more

Golden Tortoise Beetle

Golden Tortoise Beetle

(Charidotella Sexpunctata) Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Family: Chrysomelidae Subfamily: Cassidinae Tribe: Cassidini Genus: Charidotella Species: C. Sexpunctata The golden tortoise beetle, scientific name Charidotella Sexpunctata is a type of beetle from the leaf beetle family Chrysonmelidae that is indigenous to America.This beetle has a strong association with … 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

Flea Beetles

Flea 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: Chrysomelidae (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles) Family: Chrysomelidae (Leaf Beetles) Subfamily: Galerucinae (Skeletonizing Leaf Beetles and Flea Beetles) Tribe: Alticini (Flea Beetles) Flea beetle is a commonly accepted … 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

Beetle Identification

Beetle

Beetles, the flying insects, commonly found on almost every continent, can be described as an invertebrate with hard and strong exoskeleton and rigid fore-wings. Like, every other insect, the body of a beetle is also segmented into three portions, the head, the abdomen and the thorax. Other than that, these insects also have six legs, … Read more

Woodboring Beetle

Woodboring Beetle

You can classify Wood Boring beetles in the following manner. Bark Beetle Bark Beetles that belong to the Scolytidae family are small insects that attain a length of 1/8-ΒΌ of an inch. They can be mainly found in a reddish brown or black shade. Commonly found in the any landscape, this beetle can be present … Read more