ID thanks to Jim McClarin. Blister Beetle (Lytta aenea, tribe Lyttini, subfamily Meloinae Durham, NC, 4/23/08 Black Blister Beetle (Epicauta pennsylvanica Penny's Bend Nature Preserve, Durham County, 8/31/08 Darkling Beetles (family Tenebrionidae, superfamily Tenebrionoidea, infraorder Cucjiformia, suborder Polyphaga) Long-jointed Beetle (Arthromacra aenea, subfamily Lagriinae a darkling beetle. . Multiple instars removed from gallery. However, they are still found munching on a variety of weeds and marsh vegetation in my neighborhood and at least a few other places. ID thanks to Jeff Winget. Glabripennis have a broad host range, and are not suitable as classical biological control agents. Green Six-spotted Tiger Beetle with eight spots, Mason Farm Biological Reserve, 4/14/06 Common Shore Tiger Beetles (Cicindela repanda) Common Shore Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda Mountain Lake Conservancy, Giles County, VA, 6/13/11. .
Beetle, identification - Field and Swamp
This beetle was about one inch long and showed up at the far end of the Asian garden. They resume their life cycle when temperatures are above 10 C (50 F). About 1 or 2 mm long. Of Nebraska at Lincoln are doing phylogenetic research on the genera of the Rutelinae subfamily. Buprestid beetle (Chrysobothris genus Bear Cliffs Trail, Giles County, VA, 6/13/11 Buprestid beetle (Chrysobothris genus Eno River SP, Old Cole Mill Road access, Orange County, NC, 6/23/05. . Durham, NC, 8/26/10 Ladybug Beetle (Coleomegilla maculata, most likely) Pupae The sequence in the first row (ordered photos of different pupae, taken on one or two leaves of the same tree) illustrates the changes Ladybug Beetle pupae of one species go through. . Podabrus rugosulus, Durham, NC, 5/18/09. .