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

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

Pine Sawyer Beetles

Pine Sawyer Beetles

Pine Sawyer Beetles Pine Sawyer Beetle – Photo by: Cody Hough Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Cerambycidae Genus: Ergates Species: Spiculatus Other Names: Spiny Wood Borer Beetle, Ponderous Pine Borer…Beetle, Spine-NeckedAlternative names include the Wood Borer Beetle (Spiny type) Borer Beetle (Ponderous Pine type), Longhorn Beetle (With a Spine-Neck).The … 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

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

Goliath Beetle

Goliath Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Scarabaeidae Subfamily: Cetoniinae Genus: Goliathus Based on their size, weight and bulkiness, the Goliath Beetles are amongst the largest insects on the planet Earth. These are called so after the giant in the Bible, Goliath. They belong to family Scarabaeidae and sub family Cetoniinae … Read more

Do Carpet Beetles Bite?

Beetle

At the beginning of 1948, many groups of researchers and dermatologists studied the case histories of several patients who were affected with severe dermatitis as a reaction to coming in contact with the species, the carpet beetles that belongs to the family Coleoptera. They also experienced other symptoms, including papulovesicular eruptions, priorities and itching. Many … Read more

Darkling Beetle

Darkling Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Suborder: Polyphaga Superfamily: Tenebrionoidea Family: Tenebrionidae The Darkling beetle is the common name of the family of beetles called Tenebrionidae. The larvae of this beetle are known as Mealworm and it is used as food for fish and birds. In North America, these beetles are … Read more

Carpet Beetles

Carpet Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Dermestidae Genus: Anthrenus Subgenus: incertae sedis Species: A. Verbasci Binomial name: Anthrenus verbasci Carpet beetles are highly critical to upholstery and carpets. These beetles are little beetles of the order Dermestidae. Carpet beetles are also known as leather or hide beetles, Khapra beetles or … 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