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Definition of Beetles
BeetleBeetle Bee"tle, n. [OE. bityl, bittle, AS. b[imac]tel, fr.
b[imac]tan to bite. See Bite, v. t.]
Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the
outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when
they are folded up. See Coleoptera.
Beetle mite (Zo["o]l.), one of many species of mites, of
the family Oribatid[ae], parasitic on beetles.
Black beetle, the common large black cockroach (Blatta
Meaning of Beetles from wikipedia
- that damage
crops. Beetles typically
have a particularly
hard exoskeleton including
the elytra, though
some such as the rove beetles
have very short
- In some cases, beetles
may act as both pollinators
on the same flowers. Flowers specializing
by beetles typically
to as skin beetles
. Other common names include larder beetle
, hide or leather beetles
, **** beetles
, and khapra beetles
are over 1,800...
- Ground beetles
are a large, cosmopolitan family
, the Carabidae, with more than 40,000 species
2,000 of which
- Hercules beetles
, unicorn beetles
or horn beetles
. Over 1500 species
and 225 genera
of rhinoceros beetles
are known. Many rhinoceros beetles
- Bombardier beetles
are ground beetles
(Carabidae) in the tribes
Brachinini, Paussini, Ozaenini, or Metriini—more than 500 species
- The rove beetles
are a family
(Staphylinidae) of beetles
, primarily distinguished
by their short elytra
(wing covers) that typically leave
more than half...
- are known
as Christmas beetles because
they are abundant
in both urban
and rural areas close
to Christmas. Christmas beetles
(20–30 mm long)...
- Stag beetles
are a family
in the family
Lucanidae, currently classified
in four subfamilies. Some species
grow to over...
- Dung beetles
that feed on ****. Some species
of dung beetles
can bury dung 250 times their
own m**** in one night. Many dung beetles
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