Beetles

The Big Dipper Photinus pyralis male feed on Trumpet Vine flower. July 09, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
The Big Dipper Photinus pyralis male feed on Trumpet Vine flower. July 09, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
Fire-colored Beetle Dendroides canadensis male came to moth lights, July 11, 2012, Wheatley, Ontario.
Fire-colored Beetle Dendroides canadensis male came to moth lights, July 11, 2012, Wheatley, Ontario.
Fire-colored Beetle Dendroides canadensis larvae on fallen log. April 13, 2006, Wheatley, Ontario.
Fire-colored Beetle Dendroides canadensis larvae on fallen log. April 13, 2006, Wheatley, Ontario.
False Darkling Beetle Osphya varians female on Dogwood flowers. July 02, 2015, Point Pelee National Park, Leamington, Ontario.
False Darkling Beetle Osphya varians female on Dogwood flowers. July 02, 2015, Point Pelee National Park, Leamington, Ontario.
Darkling Beetle Diapris maculata showed up at moth light June 28, 2014. Wheatley, Ontario.
Darkling Beetle Diapris maculata showed up at moth light June 28, 2014. Wheatley, Ontario.
Darkling Beetle Arthromacra aenea on Poison Ivy leaf. Jun 18, 2009. Wheatley, Ontario.
Darkling Beetle Arthromacra aenea on Poison Ivy leaf. Jun 18, 2009. Wheatley, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Agrilus subcinctus on Ash. June 08, 2010, Wheatley, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Agrilus subcinctus on Ash. June 08, 2010, Wheatley, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Agrilus cyanescens on Bush Honeysuckle at Point Pelee National Park, June 01, 2015.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Agrilus cyanescens on Bush Honeysuckle at Point Pelee National Park, June 01, 2015.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Chalcophora fortis on towel, June 29, 2006. Robinson Island, Beaverstone Bay, near Killarney Provinical Park.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Chalcophora fortis on towel, June 29, 2006. Robinson Island, Beaverstone Bay, near Killarney Provinical Park.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Buprestis sulcicollis on the boardwalk at Bruce Peninsula Provincial Park, May 28, 2012.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Buprestis sulcicollis on the boardwalk at Bruce Peninsula Provincial Park, May 28, 2012.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Buprestis maculiventris female July 25, 2005. Robinson Island near Killarney, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-boring Beetle Buprestis maculiventris female July 25, 2005. Robinson Island near Killarney, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-Borer Beetle Anthaxia quercata on Hoptree leaf. July 03, 2009 Wheatley, Ontario.
Metallic Wood-Borer Beetle Anthaxia quercata on Hoptree leaf. July 03, 2009 Wheatley, Ontario.
Garden Carrion Beetle Heterosilpha ramosa on fresh-cut tree stump. Celista, B.C. June 30, 2010.
Garden Carrion Beetle Heterosilpha ramosa on fresh-cut tree stump. Celista, B.C. June 30, 2010.
Carrion Beetle Nicrophorus orbicollis came to moth lights June 16, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
Carrion Beetle Nicrophorus orbicollis came to moth lights June 16, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
Carrion Beetle Necrophila americana on sidewalk, June 16, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
Carrion Beetle Necrophila americana on sidewalk, June 16, 2013, Wheatley, Ontario.
Carrion Beetle Nicrophorus orbicollis Aug 21, 2011 Wheatley, Ontario. Came to moth lights. Newly hatched 'teneral' or unmated adult with mites on head.
Carrion Beetle Nicrophorus orbicollis Aug 21, 2011 Wheatley, Ontario. Came to moth lights. Newly hatched ‘teneral’ or unmated adult with mites on head.
Blister Beetle Zonitis vittigera both colour forms courtship (male front) on Black-eyed Susan. Wheatley, Ont. June 27, 2014.
Blister Beetle Zonitis vittigera both colour forms courtship (male front) on Black-eyed Susan. Wheatley, Ont. June 27, 2014.
Margined Blister Beetle Epicauta funebris male on Black-eyed Susan. July 14, 2009 Wheatley, Ontario.
Margined Blister Beetle Epicauta funebris male on Black-eyed Susan. July 14, 2009 Wheatley, Ontario.
Blister Beetle Nemognatha nemorensis on Black-eyed Susan. July 10, 2013 Wheatley, Ontario.
Blister Beetle Nemognatha nemorensis on Black-eyed Susan. July 10, 2013 Wheatley, Ontario.
Ant-like Flower Beetle Notoxus desertus at moth lights May 02, 2012. Wheatley, Ontario.
Ant-like Flower Beetle Notoxus desertus at moth lights May 02, 2012. Wheatley, Ontario.
Soft-winged Beetle Anthocomus equestris female. May 10, 2017 Leamington, Ontario.
Soft-winged Beetle Anthocomus equestris female. May 10, 2017 Leamington, Ontario.