scavenger beetle

scavenger beetle

n
(Animals) any beetle of the mostly aquatic family Hydrophilidae, having clubbed antennae and long palps, and usually feeding on decaying vegetation
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A water scavenger beetle called Cryptopleurum subtile was collected during a survey of woody debris along the River Nethy near Aviemore.
Water scavenger beetle - This type of beetle, as the name implies, is an aquatic scavenger.
Discovery of the water scavenger beetle genus Brownephilus Mouchamps in Turkey (Coleoptera Hydrophilidae Hydrophilini).
Key words: Hydrophilidae habitat preference water scavenger beetles.
Adult water scavenger beetles can be classified as aquatic or terrestrial in terms of habitat preferences.
Twenty nine species and 2 subspecies belonging to 10 genera of water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) collected from Bingol province between May 2003-October 2004 have been described.
Water Scavenger Beetles, Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae.
71%) was the most abundant invertebrate species and Water Scavenger Beetles - Hydrophilus sp.
In contrast, Water Scavenger Beetles - Hydrophilus sp.
The objective of this study was to provide a first assessment of the species richness and diversity of scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae, Coleoptera: Geotrupidae, and Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the LIPB in unburned and recently burned areas.
I collected scavenger beetles with baited pitfall traps at two locations (Rocky Point and Westhampton) within the LIPB from April 13 to October 12, 1996.
Sometimes water striders scoot across the surface or scavenger beetles dart about.