Dynamics of an aggregation of blister beetles (Coleoptera, Meloidae
) attacking a prairie legume.
1 (H8) 3.67 2.52 Mylabris phalerata Coleoptera Meloidae
8.67 0.58 Coccinellidae Coccinellidae 9.00 4.00 Diptera Syrphidae Episyrphus 16.67 0.58 nectarinus Asilidae Cophinopoda 13.67 2.52 chinensis Sp.
Toxic effect of neem (Azadirachta indica) extracts against Mylabris phalerata Pallas (Coleoptera: Meloidae
) adult under laboratory conditions.
Scarabs (Scarabaeidae), blister beetles (Meloidae
), leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae), and weevils (Curculionidae) are among the species that are particularly fond of leafy foliage and will strip leaves of their tissues or completely defoliate plants.
Several insect families including ant lions (Mymeleontidae) and certain beetles (Trogidae, Tenebrionidae, Meloidae
, etc.) are known to be more speciose in SDTFs as compared to MTFs (Hanson 2011).
Analisis panbiogeografico de las especies de Epica-uta Dejean, 1834 (Coleoptera: Meloidae
) en America del Sur austral.
The beetle families with the greatest impact on humans are Meloidae
(blister beetles), Oedemeridae (false blister beetles), and Staphylinidae (rove beetles).
Cantharidin is terpenoid that is secreted by several species of beetles of the Meloidae
family, primarily the blister beetles, cardinal beetles, and soldier beetles, along with the Spanish fly Lytta vesicatoria .
Cantharidin, a well known natural compound produced by beetles of family Meloidae
and Oedemeridae, developed as bio- insecticide in China, was investigated for its effect of cytochrome P450 O-demethylase activity using sub-lethal concentration.
Family Oedemeridae, Meloidae
and Staphylinidae.1,2 Beetles of the genus Paederus belong to the family Staphylinidae (Rove beetles) which is the largest of all three families.