Photo of an American burying beetle

    American Burying Beetle

    Nicrophorus americanus
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    Endangered

    image of American Carrion Beetle

    American Carrion Beetle

    Necrophila americana
    Two Asian lady beetles, one orange with several black spots, the other red with no spots

    Asian Lady Beetle

    Harmonia axyridis
    Asian longhorned beetle male, specimen

    Asian Longhorned Beetle

    Anoplophora glabripennis
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Banded longhorn beetle on a wild rose

    Banded Longhorn

    Typocerus velutinus
    Photo of a meloe blister beetle, female, on ground

    Blister Beetles

    More than 400 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of a bronzed or common shore tiger beetle

    Bronzed Tiger Beetle

    Cinindela repanda
    Image of Tomentose Burying Beetle crawling on the ground

    Carrion Beetles (Burying Beetles)

    Nicrophorus, Necrophila, Necrodes, and others
    Click beetle resting on a brick wall

    Click Beetles

    Approximately 1,000 species in North America
    image of Cocklebur Weevil

    Cocklebur Weevil

    Rhodobaenus quinquepunctatus
    Convergent lady beetle crawling on a leaf

    Convergent Lady Beetle

    Hippodamia convergens
    Dark flower scarab clinging to a flower

    Dark Flower Scarab

    Euphoria sepulcralis
    Delta flower scarab clinging to flower

    Delta Flower Scarab

    Trigonopeltastes delta
    Dogbane beetle resting on a window

    Dogbane Beetle

    Chrysochus auratus
    Dung beetle rolling a dung ball

    Dung Beetles (Tumblebugs)

    Subfamilies Scarabaeinae and Aphodiinae
    Male eastern Hercules beetle walking in grass
    Elm borer beetle resting on rocks in a flower planter

    Elm Borer

    Saperda tridentata
    metallic, emerald-green beetle on ash leaf

    Emerald Ash Borer

    Agrilus planipennis
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    image of Firefly crawling on a leaf

    Fireflies (Lightning Bugs)

    Approx. 175 species in North America north of Mexico
    Flat-faced longhorn beetle crawling on wood

    Four-Humped Flat-Faced Longhorn

    Acanthoderes quadrigibba
    Four-spotted lady beetle on a leaf

    Four-Spotted Lady Beetle

    Brachiacantha quadripunctata
    Golden tortoise beetle on a leaf

    Golden Tortoise Beetle

    Charidotella sexpunctata
    Green June beetle on goldenrod

    Green June Beetle

    Cotinis nitida
    image of Fiery Searcher on dead leaves

    Ground Beetles

    About 2,400 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Horned Passalus crawling on wood

    Horned Passalus

    Odontotaenius disjunctus
    Ivory-marked beetle crawling on bark

    Ivory-Marked Beetle

    Eburia quadrigeminata
    Japanese beetle on a leaf

    Japanese Beetle

    Popillia japonica
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Seven-spotted lady beetle on a flower

    Lady Beetles (Ladybird Beetles; Ladybugs)

    Nearly 500 species in North America north of Mexico
    Swamp milkweed leaf beetle on a leaf it has chewed on.

    Leaf Beetles

    About 2,000 species in North America
    Locust borer on leaf

    Locust Borer

    Megacyllene robiniae
    Red milkweed beetle eating a common milkweed leaf.

    Longhorned Beetles (Borers; Sawyer Beetles)

    About 1,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    May beetle on wood

    May Beetles (June Bugs)

    Phyllophaga spp.
    Red-femured milkweed borer beetle on milkweed leaf

    Milkweed Longhorns

    Tetraopes spp.
    Ninebark calligraphy beetle on cluster of ninebark flower buds

    Ninebark Calligraphy Beetle

    Calligrapha spiraea
    Photo of a meloe blister beetle, female, on ground

    Oil Beetles

    Meloe spp.
    Polished lady beetle crawling on a twig

    Polished Lady Beetle

    Cycloneda munda
    Photo of a rainbow scarab beetle, male.

    Rainbow Scarab

    Phanaeus vindex
    Red-headed ash borer on tree bark

    Red-Headed Ash Borer

    Neoclytus acuminatus
    image of Rhubarb Weevils mating

    Rhubarb Weevil

    Lixus concavus
    Male eastern Hercules beetle walking in grass

    Scarab Beetles

    About 1,700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Seven-spotted lady beetle on a flower

    Seven-Spotted Lady Beetle

    Coccinella septempunctata
    Photo of a six-spotted tiger beetle from the side.

    Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle

    Cinindela sexguttata
    image of Soldier Beetle on Goldenrod

    Soldier Beetles

    Nearly 500 species in North America north of Mexico
    photo of a male reddish-brown stag beetle

    Stag Beetles

    About 40 species in North America north of Mexico
    Swamp milkweed leaf beetle on a leaf it has chewed on.

    Swamp Milkweed Leaf Beetle

    Labidomera clivicollis
    image of Six-Spotted Tiger Beetle crawling on dead leaves

    Tiger Beetles

    Subfamily Cicindelinae (about 100 species in North America)

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