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Asian bombardier beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis) Featured Ground Beetles Image

Asian bombardier beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis)

Asian bombardier beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis), pressed by a human's finger, spraying hot gas in bursts that make a popping noise. The spray is a reaction between hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide stored in two reservoirs in the beetle abdomen. Heat from the reaction brings the mixture almost to boiling point. Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan

Japanese rhinoceros beetle (Trypoxylus dichotomus) Featured Ground Beetles Image

Japanese rhinoceros beetle (Trypoxylus dichotomus)

Japanese rhinoceros beetle (Trypoxylus dichotomus), Boy looking for larvae; eggs are laid into the ground. Many Japanese children breed these rhinoceros beetles as pets. The beetles are also made to fight each other and large sums of money are made or lost in gambling on the beetle that stays on a log while the other is trying to push it off. Nara, Japan

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Beetles old litho print from 1852 Featured Ground Beetles Image

Beetles old litho print from 1852

Coloured antique Beetle lithographic print from Plate 71, volume 2: A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith, 1852.
1. Hercules Beetle or Rhino Stag Beetle 2. Scarabeus Tityus 3. Striped Click Beetle 4. Splendid Ground Beetle 5. Beautiful Capricorn Beetle 6. Marginated Malachius 7. Beautiful Burncow Beetle 8. Downy Weevil 9. Latreille's Weevil 10. Coppery Eumolpus 11. Spotted Lady-Bird Beetle 12. Noble Golden Beetle

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