Tiger Beetle

Tiger Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Adephaga Family: Carabidae Subfamily: Cicindelinae Traditionally, the Tiger Beetles were considered to be the members of the Cicindelidae family, but the new theories suggest that these beetles actually fall into the group of Carabidae family of ground beetles. These beetles are quite renowned for … Read more

Stag Beetle

Stag Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Infraorder: Scarabaeiformia Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea Family: Lucanidae Stag beetles are the biggest beetles existing in Europe. They are a set of nearly 1200 categories of beetles in the scientific categorization Lucanidae. Lucanus Cervus is a distinguished class in Europe. Everyone will be surprised to … Read more

Rove Beetle

Rove Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Infraorder: Staphyliniformia Superfamily: Staphylinoidea Family: Staphylinidae The Rove beetles are a family (Staphylinidae) of beetles, primarily distinguished by their short elytra that leave more than half of their abdomen exposed. With approximately 58,000 species in thousands of genera, the group is currently recognized … 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

Jewel Beetles

Jewel Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Infraclass: Neoptera Superorder: Endopterygota Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Infraorder: Elateriformia Superfamily: Buprestoidea Family: Buprestidae The Buprestidae family of beetles possesses a shiny, sparkling color because of which it is called metallic wood boring beetles or jewel beetles. This family of beetles comprises of the largest group of … Read more

Grain Weevil

Grain Weevil

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Curculionidae Subfamily: Dryophthorinae Tribe: Litosomini Genus: Sitophilus Species: S. granarius Grain Weevil is a variety of beetles that belongs to the Curculionoidae higher level family. Generally they are herbivorous, small and below 6mm (0.24 in) in size. In most of the families there are … Read more