Definition of Beetles. Meaning of Beetles. Synonyms of Beetles

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Definition of Beetles

Beetle
Beetle 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 orientalis).

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 elytra...
- The longhorn beetles (Cerambycidae; also known as long-horned or longicorns) are a family of beetles, typically characterized by extremely long antennae...
- Dung beetles are beetles that feed on ****. Some species of dung beetles can bury dung 250 times their own m**** in one night. Many dung beetles, known...
- from longhorn beetles (family Cerambycidae), namely by the antennae not arising from frontal tubercles. Adult and larval leaf beetles feed on all sorts...
- Ground beetles are a large, cosmopolitan family of beetles, the Carabidae, with more than 40,000 species worldwide, around 2,000 of which are found in...
- Stag beetles is a family of about 1,200 species of beetles in the family Lucanidae, currently cl****ified in four subfamilies. Some species grow to over...
- A bark beetle is one of about 6,000 species in 247 genera of beetles in the subfamily Scolytinae. Previously, this was considered a distinct family (Scolytidae)...
- defined, consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide; they are often called scarabs or scarab beetles. The cl****ification of this family has undergone...
- Blister beetles are beetles of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. About 7,500 species are...
- Bombardier beetles are ground beetles (Carabidae) in the tribes Brachinini, Paussini, Ozaenini, or Metriini—more than 500 species altogether—which are...
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