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61 results found with "insect: beetle"

Ground beetle

This beetle was collected by E. A. Newbury and forms part of Philip de la Garde’s collection of beetles. It was found at Braunton near Barnstable in May 1908. This...

Ladybird

This ladybird was collected by E.A. Newbury and forms part of Philip de la Garde’s collection of beetles. It was collected in June 1904 at ‘Bleau Woods’, though we are...

Bess beetle

Beetles in the Passalidae family are commonly known as bessbugs and bess or betsy beetles. This specimen was collected in 1900 by P Bidley....

Elephant beetle

This specimen is male and was collected in Panama. Elephant beetles are actually a type of rhinoceros beetle, named for their trunk and tusk-like head projections....

Eyed ladybird

This specimen was collected by Philip de la Garde and was donated to the Museum along with the rest of his collection in 1913....

Bee beetle

This rare insect is found in the north of England, Scotland and Wales. The beetle belongs to the rose chafer family. The adult beetles feed on flowers and have evolved...

Beetle

This beetle was collected in New Guinea by Major A. B. Gay who was a curator at the Museum....

Ground beetle

This beetle was collected in Tinghai, China, by E. A. Newbury in June 1899 and was donated to the Museum in 1913....

Click-beetle

Beetles in this family are able to produce a clicking sound, though the mechanism varies between species. Clicking is used to avoid predation because the mechanism that produces the click...

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