Latest Beetles Articles



Fumigate

If you find insects in valuables, here's an easy way to fumigate without harming the items. Usually, fumigation requires a professional, but using certain products and a plastic bag will work.





Coleoptera

***image3***Did you know that coleoptera have been on this earth for about 265 million years? If the name coleoptera means nothing to you, maybe you know them better by their common name: beetles. Beetles make up the largest order of insects, totaling over 350,000 different species.



Longhorn Beetle

There is an insect called the longhorn beetle, but it has nothing to do with cattle or steak restaurants. Check out this article to find out if longhorn beetles pose a threat to the trees in your backyard.

Flour Beetle

The flour beetle will not bite or sting people, but it does millions of dollars in damages to our food supplies every year.



Weevil

There are about 40,000 different species of weevils and beetles throughout the world. Weevils may possibly make up one the world's largest family of animals.

Egyptian Scarab Beetles

Fossils of scarab beetles have been dated back 40 million years. These bugs were worshipped by the ancient Egyptians because they represented new life. Images of Egyptian scarab beetles were engraved in hieroglyphics and carved into many amulets and jewelry that the Egyptians wore.



Dermestid Beetles

Dermestid beetles can do great damage to woolens and furs and can be a costly pest to have around, but if you can invest some time and work, they can be effectively controlled.

Goliath Beetles

Goliath beetles are one of the heaviest insects in the world. They can only be found in Africa because they enjoy warm climates. Goliath beetles particularly like the rainforests of Africa because of abundant food sources.

Asian Longhorn Beetle

The Asian Longhorn Beetle has quickly become a significant threat to our commercial forests and city treescapes. It will require a worldwide effort of nations to keep these insects from devastating our woodlands.

Scarab Beetle

There are more than 800,000 species of insects on earth, more than all the other plants and animals combined. Out of this large number of insects, nearly half are beetles and of those, about 30,000 are scarab beetles.

Rhinoceros Beetle

A rhinoceros beetle is a type of scarab beetle. Its horn differentiates it from other beetles. Don't worry when handling it, though! The rhino beetle is relatively harmless to humans.



Ground Beetles

Ground beetles are not harmful to humans. In fact, ground beetles actually help keep your garden looking beautiful by eating harmful insects.



Powder Post Beetle

The Powder Post beetle is the most damaging insect homes experience, second only to termites. The wood boring powder post beetle doesn't do as much long-term damage as termites, but infestations can be very difficult to treat.



Stag Beetle

Stag beetles are relatively harmless and are easy to handle. The stag beetle's gigantic jaws are their most distinguishing characteristic.



Bombardier Beetles

The Bombardier beetle may pose a threat to your backyard. But be careful when handling them! The Bombardier beetle emits a boiling-hot spray that could easily burn skin!



Japanese Beetle Control

Japanese beetle control is easier said than done. The invading adult Japanese beetle can do serious damage to garden vegetables and flowers. There seem to be as many opinions on how to control them as there are beetles.



Carpet Beetle

Carpet beetle not only eat carpet but they eat wool, leather, silk, felt, and any other animal based organic material that appeals. Even entomologists hate carpet beetle because they also eat preserved insect collections.



Dung Beetle

The Dung beetle may seem gross, but dung beetles play a very important part in ecology. The world might be a lot more disgusting if dung beetles didn't do what they do.

Bark Beetles

Bark beetles are difficult to manage with pesticide treatments. Good cultural practices such as pruning and timely watering seem to offer the best methods of control of bark beetles.













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