Tiny Ground Beetle
Ground Beetle
Black Caterpillar Hunter Beetle
Ground Beetle
Dicaelus Ground Beetle
False Bombardier Beetle
Bembidion sp.
Calleida decora
Calosoma sayi
Dicaelus dilatatus
Dicaelus purpuratus
Galerita bicolor
Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle
Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle
Beautiful Banded Lebia
Colorful Foliage Ground Beetle
Ground Beetle
Sand Beetle
Lebia sp.
Lebia fuscata
Lebia pulchella
Lebia vittata
Leptotrachelus dorsalis
Omophron sp.
Ground Beetle
Ground Beetle
Seedcorn Beetle
Ground Beetle
Ground Beetle
Ground Beetle
Paraclivina bipustulata
Semiclivina dentipes
Stenolophus lineola
Tetragonoderus fasciatus
Tetragonoderus intersectus
Tetragonoderus latipennis
Minute Marsh-loving Beetle
Varied Carpet Beetle
Soldier Beetle
Forked Fungus Beetle
Turtle Beetle
Turtle Beetle
Family Limnichidae
Anthrenus verbasci
Atalantycha bilineata
Bolitotherus cornutus
Chelonarium lecontei
Chelonarium lecontei
Water Penny Beetle
Shining Flower Beetle
Lined Flat Bark Beetle
Sap-feeding Beetle
Sap-feeding Beetle
Sap-feeding Beetle
Ectopria nervosa
Stilbus sp.
Laemophloeus biguttatus
Amphicrossus ciliatus
Lobiopa undulata
Prometopia sexmaculata
Seedcorn Beetle
Cylindrical Bark Beetle
Bark-gnawing Beetle
Variegated Mud-Loving Beetle
Variegated Mud-loving Beetle
Ground Beetle
Stenolophus lineola
Nematidium filiforme
Temnoscheila acuta
Heterocerus sp.
Heterocerus sp.
Ega sallei
Horned Powder-post Beetle
Horned Powder-post Beetle
Red-Shouldered Bostrichid
Red-Shouldered Bostrichid
Horned Powder-post Beetle
For Later Use
Lichenophanes bicornis
Lichenophanes sp.
Xylobiops basilaris
Xylobiops basilaris
Prostephanus punctatus
 
Soldier Beetle
Darkling Beetle
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
Podabrus sp.
Family Tenebrionidae
 
 
 
 
Net-winged Beetle
Banded Net-wing Beetle
End Band Net-wing Beetle
Net-winged Beetle
Golden Net-wing Beetle
Net-winged Beetle
Caenia dimidiata
Calopteron reticulatum
Calopteron terminale
Calopteron sp.
Dictyoptera aurora
Eros humeralis
Net-winged Beetle
Glowworm Beetle
Glowworm Beetle
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
Eropterus trilineatus
Phengodes sp.
Phengodes fusciceps
     
Firefly
Firefly
Firefly
Firefly(note different head marking)
Firefly
Firefly larvae
Photinus sp.
Photuris sp.
Photuris sp.
Pyractomena sp.
Tenaspis angularis
Family Lampyridae
Firefly
For Later Use
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For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
Prob. Pyractomena borealis
         
Handsome Fungus Beetle
Handsome Fungus Beetle
Handsome Fungus Beetle
Four-Spotted Fungus Beetle w/ Hitchhikers
Lizard Beetle
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Aphorista vittata
Epipocus punctatus
Epipocus cinctus
Ischyrus quadripunctatus
Languria sp.
Megalodacne fasciata
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Handsome Fungus Beetle
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
Pleasing Fungus Beetle
For Later Use
Megalodacne heros
Stenotarsus blatchleyi
Triplax festiva
Triplax frontalis
Triplax sp.
 
Marsh Beetle
Marsh Beetle
Marsh Beetle
Hairy Fungus Beetle
For Later Use
Scirtes tibialis
Cyphon confusus
Scirtes orbiculatus
Litargus tetraspilotus
 
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Tumbling Flower Beetle
Falsomordellistena hebraica
Falsomordellistena sp.
Glipa sp.
Glipostenoda ambusta
Hoshihananomia octopunctata
Mordellistena sp.
Tumbling Flower Beetle
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
For Later Use
Mordella sp.
 
 
 
 
 
Soft-winged Flower Beetle
Checkered Beetle
Checkered Beetle
4- Spotted Checkered Beetle
Checkered Beetle
Checkered Beetle
Collops  balteatus
Enoclerus ichneumoneus
Neorthopleura texana
Pelonides quadripunctatus
Cregya oculata
Cymatodera sirpata
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Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Net-winged Beetles (Family Lycidae) & Glowworm Beetles (Family Phengodidae)
Fireflies (Family Lampyridae)
Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Family Erotylidae) & Handsome Fungus Beetles (Family Endomychidae)
Marsh Beetles (Family Scirtidae) & Hairy Fungus Beetles (Family Mycetophagidae)
Tumbling Flower Beetles (Family Mordellidae)
Superfamily Cleroidea -  Bark-gnawing, Checkered, & Soft-winged Flower Beetles
Beetles, Various Families
BEETLES of Various Families in the Big Thicket of East Texas
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Rove Beetle
Gold and Brown Rove Beetle
Spiny-legged Rove Beetle
Crab-like Rove Beetle
Note: The Coproporus sp.
shown is one of the smallest
insects photographed. It is
very similar to a Hydroscapha
sp. Skiff Beetle. A better photo
is needed for a positive I.D.
For Later Use
Homaeotarsus bicolor
Ontholestes cingulatus
Manda nearctica
Coproporus sp.
 
 
Family Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles
Darkling Beetle
Darkling Beetle
Wedge-shaped Beetle
Wedge-shaped Beetle
Wedge-shaped Beetle
Wedge-shaped Beetle
Diaperis maculata
Diaperis nigronotata
Macrosiagon sp.
Macrosiagon sp.
Macrosiagon cruenta
Macrosiagon sp.
Oil Beetle
Darkling Beetle
False Flower Beetle
Darkling Beetle
False Darkling Beetle
Darkling Beetle
Meloe sp.
Rhipidandrus paradoxus (3mm)
Pentaria sp.
Neomida bicornis
Dircaea liturata
Platydema ellipticum
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea -  Fungus, Bark, Darkling & Blister Beetles
Antlike Flower Beetle
Antlike Flower Beetle
Antlike Flower Beetle
Ant-like Leaf Beetle
Antlike Leaf Beetle
Antlike Leaf Beetle
Acanthinus argentinus
Vacusus vicinus
Vacusus vicinus
Emelinus melsheimeri
Zonantes nubifer
Zonantes sp.
Antlike Flower Beetles (Family Anthicidae) & Antlike Leaf Beetles (Family Aderidae)