bloody-nosed beetle

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Related to bloody-nosed beetles: Black beetle, weevil, Dor beetle

bloody-nosed beetle

n
(Animals) a beetle, Timarcha tenebricosa, that exudes bright red blood when alarmed: family Chrysomelidae
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