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Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every habitat. The purpose of this mission is to catalog the remarkable diversity of beetles.


Lat: 41.22 Long: -95.96

Recent Spottings

Hairy eyed clerid Mark Ridgway 8 2 Hairy eyed clerid
Spotting maradithayamb 4 1 Spotting
Rhinoceros beetle arne.roysland 5 0 Rhinoceros beetle
Banded Net- Winged Beetle tomk3886 2 0 Banded Net- Winged Beetle
Rhinoceros beetle arne.roysland 4 0 Rhinoceros beetle
Harlequin Ladybird Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Harlequin Ladybird
Red-legged Darkling Beetle Võ Anh Tuấn 4 0 Red-legged Darkling Beetle
Elongated Tiger beetle, female Võ Anh Tuấn 8 0 Elongated Tiger beetle, female
Dead-nettle leaf beetle Võ Anh Tuấn 1 0 Dead-nettle leaf beetle
Spiny leaf beetle Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Spiny leaf beetle
13-spotted tortoiseshell beetle arne.roysland 6 2 13-spotted tortoiseshell beetle
Wasp mimic longicorn Mark Ridgway 1 0 Wasp mimic longicorn
Shining leaf chafer beetle maradithayamb 10 5 Shining leaf chafer beetle
Citrus bark borer arne.roysland 2 0 Citrus bark borer
Wattle ladybug mimic Mark Ridgway 8 2 Wattle ladybug mimic
Rove beetle Võ Anh Tuấn 4 0 Rove beetle
New species 2011: Bicolor Firefly Võ Anh Tuấn 5 0 New species 2011: Bicolor Firefly
Lycid mimic click beetle Mark Ridgway 9 1 Lycid mimic click beetle
Checkered clerid beetle Mark Ridgway 8 0 Checkered clerid beetle
Tiniest weevil Mark Ridgway 3 0 Tiniest weevil
Dirt-colored seed bug arne.roysland 3 0 Dirt-colored seed bug
Squash bug nymph arne.roysland 5 0 Squash bug nymph
Long snout weevil arne.roysland 3 1 Long snout weevil
Spotted tortoise beetle arne.roysland 3 0 Spotted tortoise beetle
Longhorn Beetle thewndrr 6 0 Longhorn Beetle
Golden Tortoise Beetle tomk3886 2 0 Golden Tortoise Beetle
Firefly Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Firefly
Darkling beetle Brian38 3 1 Darkling beetle
Bombardier Beetle thewndrr 2 3 Bombardier Beetle
Flower Chafer thewndrr 2 0 Flower Chafer
Sweetpotato bug arne.roysland 2 0 Sweetpotato bug
Common sexton beetle Jae 3 0 Common sexton beetle
Lesser stag beetle ♀ Jae 2 0 Lesser stag beetle ♀
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Misty10 1 0 Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
Ten-lined June Beetle tomk3886 4 0 Ten-lined June Beetle
Beetle tomk3886 1 0 Beetle
Giant Black Water Beetle tomk3886 5 2 Giant Black Water Beetle
Northern Tamarisk Beetle tomk3886 1 0 Northern Tamarisk Beetle
Jewel bug Francis Floe 4 1 Jewel bug
Poplar-and-Willow Borer tomk3886 3 1 Poplar-and-Willow Borer
Tumbling Flower Beetle tomk3886 3 0 Tumbling Flower Beetle
May beetles maradithayamb 1 0 May beetles
Click Beetle tomk3886 5 0 Click Beetle
Scarab Beetle Zlatan Celebic 4 1 Scarab Beetle
Hairy Flower Scarab Beetle tomk3886 2 0 Hairy Flower Scarab Beetle
Black-shouldered shield bug arne.roysland 1 0 Black-shouldered shield bug
Net Winged Beetle tomk3886 2 0 Net Winged Beetle
Broad-nosed Weevil Brian38 2 0 Broad-nosed Weevil
Bromius beetle arne.roysland 1 0 Bromius beetle
Carolina Metallic Tiger Beetle momsavang 2 6 Carolina Metallic Tiger Beetle

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