Coleoptera


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Related to Coleoptera: Hemiptera
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Noun1.Coleoptera - beetlesColeoptera - beetles        
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Carabidae, family Carabidae - ground beetles
Cerambycidae, family Cerambycidae - long-horned beetles
Cleridae, family Cleridae - beetles that prey on other insects
Lamellicornia, superfamily Lamellicornia - scarabaeid beetles and stag beetles
Elateridae, family Elateridae - click beetles and certain fireflies
Dytiscidae, family Dytiscidae - water beetles
family Gyrinidae, Gyrinidae - whirligig beetles
Anobiidae, family Anobiidae - deathwatch beetles
Curculionidae, family Curculionidae - true weevils: snout beetles
family Meloidae, Meloidae - blister beetles
family Ipidae, family Scolytidae, Ipidae, Scolytidae - large family of bark-boring or wood-boring short-beaked beetles; very destructive to forest and fruit trees
family Tenebrionidae, Tenebrionidae - a family of arthropods including darkling beetles and mealworms
Bruchidae, family Bruchidae - seed beetles
References in classic literature ?
I was disappointed in the general aspect of the Coleoptera.
Thirty-seven species of Arachnidae, which I brought home, will be sufficient to prove that I was not paying overmuch attention to the generally favoured order of Coleoptera.
The insects in Madeira which are not ground-feeders, and which, as the flower-feeding coleoptera and lepidoptera, must habitually use their wings to gain their subsistence, have, as Mr.
Peculiarly rich in the coleoptera and in the lepidoptera, forty-six new species of the one and ninety-four of the other had been secured in the course of a few weeks.
azureus larval instars observed in the study is not usual for Coleoptera, but they are common for histerid beetles (Summerlin et al.
infect different insect orders, mainly Blattaria, Dermaptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera, Mantodea, Orthoptera, Odonata and Coleoptera (ARAUJO & HUGHES, 2014).
is a weevil species belonging to the order Coleoptera and family Curculionidae.
the only centipede in the order Scutigeromorpha found throughout North America is Scutigera coleoptera (L.
The order Coleoptera includes a group of insects that present great importance in the grain storage industry, due to the damage they cause in these products, which impairs their quality (Faroni and Silva, 2008).
Entre los ejemplares capturados, se monto y etiqueto un ejemplar de Coleoptera cuya familia no era usual.