Tag: beetles

They. Are. NOT. Beetles.

I don’t know why this irritates me so much, but it really does. I have been fighting with Snopes about this for years. (And they were really snotty and rude about my pointing out their […]

Lovely Larvae

Mmmm…..these look very yummy! The really amazing detail includes spiracles, and on some, ocelli. Thanks to Laughing Squid for the info on this bakery in Japan. Visit LS for more links and photos. Strangely enough, […]

Beetles and Assassin bugs

Two cool papers out this week–one on the adaptive radiation of beetles, and the other on assassin bugs and their lovely habit of decorating themselves with the corpses of their prey. The Other 95% did […]

Climate warming and beetles

A paper came out this week on climate change and the potential ability of diving beetles to deal with it: Thermal tolerance, acclimatory capacity and vulnerability to global climate change. Piero Calosi, David T. Bilton […]