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Beetles (Coleoptera) (58 Galleries)

Galleries are arranged alphabetically by family, not by common name (and not by taxonomic order).

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Horned Powder Beetles (Family: Bostrichidae)
:: Horned Powder Beetles (Family: Bostrichidae) ::
Metallic Wood-boring Beetles (Buprestidae)
:: Metallic Wood-boring Beetles (Buprestidae) ::
Fruitworm Beetles (Family: Byturidae)
:: Fruitworm Beetles (Family: Byturidae) ::
Soldier Beetles  (Family: Cantharidae)
:: Soldier Beetles (Family: Cantharidae) ::
Ground Beetles (Carabidae)
:: Ground Beetles (Carabidae) ::
Tiger Beetles (Family: Carabidae, Subfamily: Cicindelinae)
:: Tiger Beetles (Family: Carabidae, Subfamily: Cicindelinae) ::
Long-horned Beetles (Cerambycidae)
:: Long-horned Beetles (Cerambycidae) ::
Checkered Beetles ( Family: Cleridae)
:: Checkered Beetles ( Family: Cleridae) ::
Chrysomelid beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae)
:: Chrysomelid beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae) ::
Pea and Bean Weevils (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Bruchinae)
:: Pea and Bean Weevils (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Bruchinae) ::
Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Cassidinae)
:: Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Cassidinae) ::
Broad-bodied Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Chrysomelinae)
:: Broad-bodied Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Chrysomelinae) ::
Shining Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Criocerinae)
:: Shining Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Criocerinae) ::
Casebearing Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Cryptocephalinae)
:: Casebearing Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Cryptocephalinae) ::
Oval Leaf Beetles (Family Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Eumolpinae
:: Oval Leaf Beetles (Family Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Eumolpinae ::
Skeletonizing Leaf and Flea Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily:  Galerucinae)
:: Skeletonizing Leaf and Flea Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Galerucinae) ::
Aquatic Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Donaciinae)
:: Aquatic Leaf Beetles (Family: Chrysomelidae, Subfamily: Donaciinae) ::
Ladybeetles (Family: Coccinellidae)
:: Ladybeetles (Family: Coccinellidae) ::
Silken Fungus Beetles (Family: Cryptophagidae)
:: Silken Fungus Beetles (Family: Cryptophagidae) ::
Flat Bark Beetles (Family:  Cucujidae)
:: Flat Bark Beetles (Family: Cucujidae) ::
Weevils (Curculionidae)
:: Weevils (Curculionidae) ::
Dermestid Beetles (Family: Dermestidae)
:: Dermestid Beetles (Family: Dermestidae) ::
Predacious Diving Beetles (Family: Dytiscidae)
:: Predacious Diving Beetles (Family: Dytiscidae) ::
Click beetles  (Elateridae)
:: Click beetles (Elateridae) ::
Handsome Fungus Beetles (Family: Endomychidae)
:: Handsome Fungus Beetles (Family: Endomychidae) ::
Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Family: Erotylidae)
:: Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Family: Erotylidae) ::
Whirlygig Beetles (Family: Gyrinidae)
:: Whirlygig Beetles (Family: Gyrinidae) ::
Crawling Water Beetles  (Family:  Haliplidae)
:: Crawling Water Beetles (Family: Haliplidae) ::
Variegated Mud-loving Beetles (Family: Heteroceridae)
:: Variegated Mud-loving Beetles (Family: Heteroceridae) ::
Clown Beetles (Family: Histeridae)
:: Clown Beetles (Family: Histeridae) ::
Water Scavenger Beetles (Family:  Family Hydrophilidae)
:: Water Scavenger Beetles (Family: Family Hydrophilidae) ::
Fireflies (Lampyridae)
:: Fireflies (Lampyridae) ::
Stag Beetles (Family: Lucanidae)
:: Stag Beetles (Family: Lucanidae) ::
Net-winged Beetles (Lycidae)
:: Net-winged Beetles (Lycidae) ::
Ship-timber Beetles (Family: Lymexylidae)
:: Ship-timber Beetles (Family: Lymexylidae) ::
False Darkling Beetles (Family:  Melandryidae)
:: False Darkling Beetles (Family: Melandryidae) ::
Blister Beetles (Meloidae)
:: Blister Beetles (Meloidae) ::
Soft-winged Flower Beetles (Family: Melyridae)
:: Soft-winged Flower Beetles (Family: Melyridae) ::
Tumbling Flower Beetles (Family: Mordellidae)
:: Tumbling Flower Beetles (Family: Mordellidae) ::
Hairy Fungus Beetles (Family: Mycetophagidae)
:: Hairy Fungus Beetles (Family: Mycetophagidae) ::
Sap-feeding Beetles (Family: Nitidulidae)
:: Sap-feeding Beetles (Family: Nitidulidae) ::
False Blister Beetles (Family: Oedemeridae)
:: False Blister Beetles (Family: Oedemeridae) ::
Ravenous Leaf Beetle (Family: Orsodacnidae)
:: Ravenous Leaf Beetle (Family: Orsodacnidae) ::
Parasitic Flat Bark Beetles  (Family:  Passandridae)
:: Parasitic Flat Bark Beetles (Family: Passandridae) ::
Shining Flower Beetles (Family: Phalacridae)
:: Shining Flower Beetles (Family: Phalacridae) ::
Toe-winged Beetles (Family:  Ptilodactylidae)
:: Toe-winged Beetles (Family: Ptilodactylidae) ::
Death-watch and Spider Beetles  (Family: Ptinidae)
:: Death-watch and Spider Beetles (Family: Ptinidae) ::
Fire-coloured Beetles (Family: Pyrochroidae)
:: Fire-coloured Beetles (Family: Pyrochroidae) ::
Wedge-shaped Beetles (Family: Ripiphoridae)
:: Wedge-shaped Beetles (Family: Ripiphoridae) ::
Scarab Beetles (Scarabaeidae)
:: Scarab Beetles (Scarabaeidae) ::
Marsh Beetles (Family: Scirtidae)
:: Marsh Beetles (Family: Scirtidae) ::
Carrion Beetles (Family: Silphidae)
:: Carrion Beetles (Family: Silphidae) ::
Rove Beetles (Family: Staphylinidae)
:: Rove Beetles (Family: Staphylinidae) ::
False Longhorn Beetles (Family: Stenotrachelidae)
:: False Longhorn Beetles (Family: Stenotrachelidae) ::
Darkling Beetles (Family: Tenebrionidae)
:: Darkling Beetles (Family: Tenebrionidae) ::
Polypore Fungus Beetles (Family:  Tetratomidae)
:: Polypore Fungus Beetles (Family: Tetratomidae) ::
Bark-gnawing Beetles (Family: Thymalidae)
:: Bark-gnawing Beetles (Family: Thymalidae) ::
Hide Beetles (Family:  Trogidae)
:: Hide Beetles (Family: Trogidae) ::