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Tag Archives: Beetles
Tough Shell – Is the Beetle Shell Related to Beetles’ Evolutionary Success?
Written by: Nancy Miorelli Last week, March 5 – 11, 2017 I had the most wonderful opportunity to tweet from the Real Scientists Twitter Account. Every week they pick a different scientist, science communicator, or artist to curate the account. And … Continue reading
Posted in Ecology, Evolution Tagged beetle, beetle shell, Beetles, coleoptera, elytra, Evolution, evolutionary success, shell Leave a comment
What are carpet beetles doing on my cilantro?
Written by Joe Ballenger Dear Entomologist, Could you please help with a bug question. I found many small bugs on my cilantro flowers which look like carpet beetles. Should I be worried about them in my vegetable garden and or … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Ecology, Pest Management, Physiology, Pollination Tagged Beetles, Carpet Beetles, Pest, Pollen Feeders, Pollinators 2 Comments
How do I deal with an infestation?
Post written by Joe Ballenger and Nancy Miorelli By far the most common question we receive is about infestations and having just found a cockroach in my house myself, I thought it would be a good time to say something … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Culture, Ecology, Pest Management Tagged ants, Beetles, Bug, Bugs, Cockroaches, Fleas, Flies, Infestations 13 Comments
Is That Bug a Boy or a Girl?
Written by Nancy Miorelli Lots of people are curious and want to know if the animal they’re looking at is a boy a girl. You can’t tell the difference with every animal just by looking at it. If you can … Continue reading
Posted in Ecology Tagged Bees, Beetles, Butterfly, Kids Questions, Ovipositor, Sexual Dimorphism, Size 13 Comments
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