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beetles

members of the insect order Coleoptera. They are common intermediate hosts for tapeworms.

darkling beetles
this and other mealworms are common inhabitants of poultry houses and are suspected of aiding in the transmission of Marek's disease and other virus diseases and of attacking the skin of all types of birds. Their other importance is as a food source for captive reptiles and the like.
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But your grandiloquence, and your conduct in swinging the beetle how excessively odd
For this reason I swung the beetle, and for this reason I let it fall it from the tree.
The impact has already been felt in Nepal, where collectors often fell trees just to harvest the beetles inhabiting the treetops.
The beetles will fly to' the freshly cut trees, which will then be extracted and burned.
MEET Mormolyce phyllodes, an elegant Indonesian carabid selected from a cast of thousands to grace the cover of Beetles of the World, a new identification system developed by CSIRO.
Beetles went on and on, rarely breaking down or corroding.
Northeastern beach tiger beetles (Cicindela dorsalis dorsalis) once ranged from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, south along the eastern seaboard to the Chesapeake Bay.
This is the only time of the year you can actually see the beetles, because they are feeding on this live woody material," Mr.
It's amazing that a small sackful of bark beetles, each no larger than a grain of rice, can in a matter of days kill a tree more than a century old.
Over the past few years, mountain pine beetles have been expanding east into Alberta from British Columbia.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Besides the obvious, this year's unusually heavy rain has put a damper on the volatile fire conditions of recent years by drenching drought-stricken stands of trees that were vulnerable to devastating bark beetles.