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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
- The longhorn beetles
(Cerambycidae), also known
as long-horned or longicorns, are a large family
, with over 35,000 species
- Ground beetles
are a large, cosmopolitan family
, the Carabidae, with more than 40,000 species
2,000 of which
- Dung beetles
that feed on ****. Some species
of dung beetles
can bury dung 250 times their
own m**** in one night. Many dung 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...
- Stag beetles
are a family
in the family
Lucanidae, currently classified
in four subfamilies. Some species
grow to over...
- are approximately
of true water beetles native
to lands throughout
the world. Many water beetles carry
an air bubble, called
have been detected
on the west coast
of the United States since
the 1940s. As of 19 July 2013[update] ****anese beetles
to as skin beetles
. Other common names include larder beetle
, hide or leather beetles
, **** beetles
, and khapra beetles
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