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    North American Beetle Insects

    Beetles make up a huge portion of the animal kingdom that, if lined up, every fourth animal would be represented by their kind.





    Beetles are amazing creatures that are easily recognized by their shell-like exteriors. The Coleoptera order is represented in 25,000 different known examples throughout North America and upwards of 350,000 species worldwide - making them the largest order of the animal kingdom. Beetles are unique in every insect way and appropriately diverse, coming in many varied shapes, forms and colors and each can be found in equally diverse environments suiting their particular lifestyles and food requirements.


    There are a total of (121) North American Beetle Insects in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.



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    BUGFINDER: Helping You Identify Those Creepy-Crawly Things...
    BUGFINDER allows for a quick search of the Insect Identification database by selecting primary color, secondary color, number of legs and the territory / state in question. If only one color is present on your insect, select it again as its SECONDARY color. Remember that the more details you can offer, the better your chances of finding a match. As a rule of thumb, six legs are typical for most insects whereas spiders generally have eight legs.
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