Blind beetle

one of the insects apt to fly against people, esp. at night.
- Knight.

See also: Blind

References in classic literature ?
What a blind beetle I have been, not to draw my conclusion.
To test this, the researchers set up a runway with a hurdle: In one experiment normal tiger beetles (of the species Cicindela hirticollis) ran the track and negotiated the hurdle, tilting their bodies up when their antennae touched the hurdle; in a second experiment, the researchers painted over the beetles' eyes and found these blind beetles responded similarly.
Among the rare creatures that roam the park's passageways are eyeless fish, white spiders, and blind beetles.