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

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

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

Mexican Bean Beetle

Mexican Bean Beetle

Epilachna Varivestis Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia (Animals) Subphylum: Hexapoda (Hexapods) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Scarab Rove, Long-horned Snout Beetles and Leaf) Superfamily: Cucujoidea (Sap, Lady Beetles Bark, Fungus) Subfamily: Epilachninae (Plant-eating Lady Beetles) Species: Varivestis (Mexican Bean Beetle) Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods) Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Family: Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles) Genus: Epilachna The Mexican Bean … Read more

Leaf Beetle

Leaf Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea Family: Chrysomelidae The Chrysomelidae family is a group of beetles, that are commonly referred as Leaf Beetles. This family comprises of more than 35,000 species, classified into over 2,500 genera. Hence, it is considered as one of the most common and … Read more

June Beetle

June Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Scarabaeidae Subfamily: Melolonthinae June beetles are also known as June bug or May beetle. These beetles are red-brown in color and during the warm evenings of the spring season, they commonly appear in the Northern Hemisphere. June beetles are attracted to lights at night … 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

Japanese Beetle

Japanese Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Scarabaeidae Genus: Popillia Species: P. japonica Binomial name: Popillia japonica Popillia Japoica Newman, commonly referred as the Japanese beetle is a destructive pest, widespread on the landscape, ornamental plants and turf in the areas of the United States. It is also considered as pests … Read more

How Long Do Laybugs Live?

ladybug life cycle

Ladybugs belong to the family Coccinellidaeof the order Coleoptera, which is a group among beetles. Their common feature includes the oval-shaped structure of the body and a wide range of colors, in which they are found. Though they are commonly referred to as “bugs”, they are actually beetles, which have a characterized hardened shell known … 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

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 as one of the most dangerous and destructive pests in the Midwestern and Eastern US. It creates drastic damage to the yields and crops. Endemic … Read more