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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....

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...

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...

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....

Violin beetle

This violin beetle from Java is perfectly camouflaged for life in the forest. When hiding amongst vegetation its shape and colouration make it appear just like a seed pod....

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...

Weevil

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

Ground beetle

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

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