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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A Always listening to a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in superorder Endopterygota - 'The Beatles' as they're more commonly known.
The Chrysomelidae is the second largest family regarding the number of species within the order Coleoptera. It consists of 37,000 species grouped into 19 subfamilies.
The essential oils of plant species belonging to the families of Asteraceae, Ranunculaceae, Myrtaceae, Brassicaceae, Apiaceae, Piperaceae, Lamiaceae, Lauraceae and Verbenaceae have shown repellence against insects of the order Coleoptera (Nerio et al., 2009).
Hill (1985) found chicks preferentially consumed sawfly (Order Hymenoptera) and Lepidoptera larvae, adult and larval carabid beetles, rove beetle larvae, and elaterid beetles (all Order Coleoptera) in the United Kingdom.
The order Coleoptera showed the highest family richness (12), followed by the orders Diptera and Hemiptera (5), Hymenoptera and Orthoptera (3) and Collembola (2).
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.
The study is restricted to the family level of the order Coleoptera. 9 distinct families of beetles were reported from the three sites over a long one-year survey.
12 species of order Coleoptera were observed throughout the study period.
What are members of the order Coleoptera better known as?
The genus Paederus is widely distributed worldwide and belongs to the family Staphylinidae of the order Coleoptera. (21) Of the approximately 3 000 species of Staphylinidae, 600 occur in tropical and temperate climates.
Due to limited gene and nucleotide sampling, missing data, and a corresponding lack of well-supported resolution in studies to date, existing molecular phylogenies for the order Coleoptera based largely or solely on 18S should be viewed as tentative.
Nomenclatural notes on the genus-group names in the order Coleoptera. Miscellaneous Papers, Centre for Entomological Studies Ankara, 144: 5.