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Beetles (Coleoptera)

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Order: Beetles (Coleoptera)

Suborder: Ground and Water Beetles (Adephaga)

Family: Ground Beetles (Carabidae)

Subfamily: Tiger Beetles (Cicindelinae)

Tribe: (Cicindelini)


Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle Cicindela sexguttata

Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)


Subfamily: (Harpalinae)

Tribe: (Harpalini)


Ground Beetle Harpalus

Ground Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)


Tribe: (Lebiini)


Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle Lebia

Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle
(November, St. Charles Co., MO)


Family: Whirligig Beetles (Gyrinidae)


Whirligig Beetle

Whirligig Beetle
(May, Grayson Co., TX)


Suborder: Water, Rove, Scarab, Longhorn, Leaf and Snout Beetles (Polyphaga)

Superfamily: Metallic Wood Boring Beetles (Buprestoidea)

Family: Metallic Wood Boring Beetles (Buprestidae)


Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Acmaeodera tubulus

Metallic Wood-boring Beetle
(April, St. Charles Co., MO)



Gold-pitted Borer Chrysobothris cribraria

Gold-pitted Borer
(July, Grayson Co., TX)


Superfamily: Long-horned and Leaf Beetles (Chrysomeloidea)

Family: Longhorned Beetles (Cerambycidae)

Subfamily: (Cerambycinae)

Tribe: (Rhopalophorini)


Longhorned Beetle Rhopalophora longipes

Rhopalophora longipes
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)


Tribe: (Tillomorphini)


Double-banded Ant-mimicking Bycid Euderces pini

Euderces pini
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Euderces pini
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)


Family: Leaf Beetles (Chrysomelidae)

Subfamily: Tortoise Beetles and the Hispines (Cassidinae)

Tribe: Tortoise Beetles (Cassidini)


Golden Tortoise Beetle Charidotella sexpunctata

Golden Tortoise Beetle
(July, Grayson Co., TX)


Subfamily: Skeletonizing leaf beetles (Galerucinae)


Striped Cucumber Beetle Acalymma vittata

Striped Cucumber Beetle
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)



Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Spotted Cucumber Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)


Tribe: Flea Beetles (Alticini)


Pigweed Flea Beetle Disonycha glabrata

Pigweed Flea Beetle
(September, St. Charles Co., MO)
gravid female Pigweed Flea Beetle
(July, St. Charles Co., MO)


Superfamily: Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles (Cleroidea)

Family: Checkered Beetles (Cleridae)


Checkered Beetle Enoclerus ichneumoneus

Checkered Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)


Superfamily: Flower, Flat Bark and Ladybird Beetles (Cucujoidea)

Family: Ladybird Beetles (Coccinellidae)


Seven-spotted Lady Beetle Coccinella septempunctata

Seven-spotted Lady Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)
Seven-spotted Lady Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)
Seven-spotted Lady Beetle larva
larva (May, St. Charles Co., MO)



Spotted Lady Beetle Coleomegilla maculata

Spotted Lady Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)
Spotted Lady Beetle
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)



Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle
(October, St. Charles Co., MO)
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle larva
larva (May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle pupa
pupa (May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle
spotless (October, St. Charles Co., MO)


Superfamily: Snout and Bark Beetles (Curculionoidea)

Family: Snout and Bark Beetles (Curculionidae)

Subfamily: (Dryophthorinae)

Tribe: (Rhynchophorini)


Billbug Sphenophorus australis

Billbug
(July, Grayson, TX)


Subfamily: (Molytinae)


Pales Weevil Hylobius pales

Pales Weevil
(December, St. Charles Co., MO)


Superfamily: Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles (Elateroidea)

Family: Soldier Beetles (Cantharidae)


Two-lined Leather-wing Ancistronycha bilineata

Two-lined Leather-wing
(April, St. Charles Co., MO)



Margined Leatherwing Beetle Chauliognathus marginatus

Margined Leatherwing
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)
Margined Leatherwing
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Margined Leatherwing
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)



Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
(September, St. Charles Co., MO)
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
(September, St. Charles Co., MO)
Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
(September, St. Charles Co., MO)


Family: Click Beetles (Elateridae)


Eyed Click Beetle Alaus oculatus

Eyed Click Beetle
(July, Franklin Co., MO)


Family: Fireflies (Lampyridae)


Black Firefly Lucidota atra

Black Firefly
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)



Common Eastern Firefly Photinus pyralis

Common Eastern Firefly
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)
Common Eastern Firefly
(May, St. Charles Co., MO)
Common Eastern Firefly
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)


Superfamily: Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles (Scarabaeoidea)

Family: Scarab Beetles (Scarabaeidae)

Subfamily: Rhinoceros Beetles (Dynastinae)

Tribe: (Pentodontini)


Carrot Beetle Tomarus

Carrot Beetle
(April, St. Charles Co., MO)


Subfamily: Shining Leaf Chafers (Rutelinae)

Tribe: (Anomalini)


Oriental Beetle Anomala orientalis

Oriental Beetle
(May, Grayson Co., TX)



Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Japanese Beetle
(June, St. Charles Co., MO)
Japanese Beetles mating
mating (June, St. Charles Co., MO)


Tribe: (Rutelini)


Grapevine Beetle Pelidnota punctata

Grapevine Beetle
(July, Franklin Co., MN [with flash])


Superfamily: Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles (Tenebrionoidea)

Family: Blister Beetles (Meloidae)


Blister Beetle Epicauta caviceps

Blister Beetle
(May, Grayson Co., TX)
Blister Beetle
(July, Grayson Co., TX)