order Coleoptera

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Noun1.order Coleoptera - beetlesorder Coleoptera - 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
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The low numbers (N = 35) of specimens from order Coleoptera collected were likely due to our collection methods used, which were not effective for this group.
belongs to the order Coleoptera, and the family Chrysomelidae, are known as plant pests that may eats and damaged all aerial parts of host plats, fritillaries and other members of the family Liliaceae.
In the Order Coleoptera, the following adult insect species were eaten by some Zimbabweans: Eulepida anatine, Eulepida mashona, Eulepida nitidicollis.
What are members of the order Coleoptera better known as?