Scarab Beetle

Scarab Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea Family: Scarabaeidae The Scarabaeidae beetle family is the second largest one with more than 30000 species worldwide, and around 2000 species identified in Australia alone, first being the Curculionidae. It consists of both small and large sizes of beetles that range in length … 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

Click Beetles

Click Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Superfamily: Elateroidea Family: Elateridae The invertebrates belonging to the Elateridae family are termed as “Click Beetles”, or sometimes “Typical Click Beetles” to differentiate them from the other related beetles from the Eucnemidae and Cerophytidae families. The other commonly used terms to refer this beetle are … Read more

Are ladybugs Poisonous?

ladybug

  Though named as Ladybugs, they are actually beetles, which are commonly termed as ladybird beetles, in Europe. They possess bright body colors, which acts as a signal to the predators about their foul taste and poisonous body content. But to see the ill-effect in humans, a man will have to eat at least a … Read more