beetle

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Englisch - Türkisch
böcek

O bir çocukken böcekleri toplardı. - He used to collect beetles when he was a kid.

Beni takip et! Echo'nun annesi seslendi. Kahvaltı için birkaç nefis böcek bulalım. - Follow me! Echo's mother called out. Let's find some yummy beetles for breakfast.

(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) kınkanatlı (böcek)
kanatlılardan herhangi bir böcek
iri kara böcek
çabucak git
{s} çıkıntı yapan
{f} çakmak
{s} sarkık
sahmerdan
{s} taşan
{f} çıkıntı yapmak
beetlebrowedsarkık kaşlı
çatı
tahta çekiç/kanatlı böcek
{f} tokmaklamak
{i} çomak
ağır çekiç
{s} sarkan
{i} tokaç
taşmak
i., zool. kınkanatlı böcek
{f} sarkmak
{f} kakmak
kınkanatlı böcek
dövmek
beetle
şahmerdan
kınkanatlı
tokmak
beetle browed
çatık kaşlı
beetle machine
beetle makinesi
beetle-browed
çatık kaşlı
beetle-browed
sarkık kaşlı
beetle browed
çatık kaslı
beetle calender
beetle kalenderi
beetle juice
(Film) Beterböcek, (özgün adı: BeetleJuice), 1988 ABD yapımı bir korku-eğlence filmidir. Başrollerini Michael Keaton, Geena Davis ve Winona Ryder'ın paylaştıkları filmin yönetmenliğini Tim Burton yapmış. Larry Wilson'un eserinden kaleme alınan Beterböcek, bir ailenin ölerek hayalet olmasını ve hortlak Beetlejuice ile olan ilişkilerini konu alıyor. Film ayrıca ABD'de tv dizisi olarak da gösterilmiştir
beetle browed
sarkık kaşlı
beetles
kın kanatlılar
beetles
arılar
dung beetle
gübre böceği
lady beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) hanımböceği
lady beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) uğurböceği
lady beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) gelinböceği
leaf beetle
(Tarım) pancar zararlısı
stag beetle
makaslıböcek
stag beetle
yereşeği
May beetle
mayısböceği
bark beetle
kabuk böceği
beetling
sarkan
black beetle
hamamböceği
carrion beetle
leşböceği
click beetle
taklaböceği
dung beetle
bok böceği
dung beetle
bokböceği
flour beetle
un kurdu
flour beetle
un böceği
ground beetle
toprak böceği
ladybird beetle
gelincik böceği
leaf beetle
yaprak böceği
may beetle
mayıs böceği
potato beetle
patates böceği
scavenger beetle
leşle beslenen böcek
stag beetle
geyikböceği
whirligig beetle
fırıldak böceği
burying beetle
böceği gömme
cucumber beetle
salatalık böceği
false click beetle
sahte tıklama böceği
flour beetle
Un biti
horn beetle
boynuz böceği
japanese beetle
japanese böceği
lady beetle
hanım böceği
longhorn beetle
longhorn böceği
metallic wood-boring beetle
metalik ahşap delici böcek
scarab beetle
bokböceği böceği
small hive beetle
Küçük kovan kurdu
snout beetle
burun böceği
tree beetle
Ağaç böceği
whirligig beetle
firılldak böceği
woodworm beetle
Tahtakurdu, ağaçkurdu
beetling
çabucak git
beetling
sarkık
black beetle
karaböcek
burying beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) mezarcı böcek
carrion beetle
leş böceği
diving beetle
dalgıçböceği
eggplant flea beetle
patlıcan toprak piresi
flea beetle
pire böceği
june beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) haziranböceği
rhinoceros beetle
gergedanböceği
sacred beetle
pislik böceği
scavenger beetle
leş böceği
sexton beetle
{i} mezarcı böcek
sexton beetle
(isim) mezarcı böcek
stag beetle
zool. makaslıböcek, yereşeği
tiger beetle
kaplanböcek
tiger beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) kaplan böceği
tiger beetle
uyuzsineği
tortoise beetle
kalkanböceği
turnip beetle
şalgam biti
ugly black beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) çirkin kara böcek
Englisch - Englisch
To loom over

The heavy chimney beetled over the thatched roof.

Any of numerous species of insect in the order Coleoptera characterized by a pair of hard, shell-like front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
To move away quickly, to scurry away

He beetled off on his vacation.

Nickname of two models of car made by Volkswagen
A type of mallet with a large wooden head
{v} to jut out, hang over, project, swell
{n} a large heavy mallet, rammer, insect
{s} overhanging; projecting, bulging
To extend over and beyond the base or support; to overhang; to jut
jutting or overhanging; "beetle brows
insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings beat with a beetle fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle; "He beetled up the staircase"; "They beetled off home"
beat with a beetle
{i} small insect; hammer, maul
Any insect of the order Coleoptera, having four wings, the outer pair being stiff cases for covering the others when they are folded up
A machine in which fabrics are subjected to a hammering process while passing over rollers, as in cotton mills; called also beetling machine
fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle; "He beetled up the staircase"; "They beetled off home"
a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing
insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
A heavy mallet, used to drive wedges, beat pavements, etc
jutting or overhanging; "beetle brows"
{f} go somewhere quickly; move like a beetle, move forward, make one's way; scurry (British usage); ram or crush a beetle
To finish by subjecting to a hammering process in a beetle or beetling machine; as, to beetle cotton goods
be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
A beetle is an insect with a hard covering to its body. Bug a small car made by Volkswagen which has a high, rounded top. It was first produced in the 1930s. to go somewhere quickly and leaning forward = scurry. Any of at least 250,000 species of insects constituting the order Coleoptera (the largest order in the animal kingdom), characterized by special forewings, called elytra, which are modified into hardened covers over a second pair of functional wings. Beetles occur in almost all environments except Antarctica and the peaks of the highest mountains. Temperate zones have fewer beetle species than the tropics but in greater numbers. The smallest species are less than 0.04 in. (1 mm) long; the largest can exceed 8 in. (20 cm). Most beetles eat either other animals or plants; some eat decaying matter. Some species destroy crops, timber, and textiles and spread parasitic worms and diseases. Others are valuable predators of insect pests. Some beetles are known by other common names (e.g., borer, chafer, curculio, firefly, weevil). Beetles are preyed on by other insects and by bats, swifts, and frogs. ladybird beetle snout beetle bark beetle blister beetle Colorado potato beetle cucumber beetle deathwatch beetle dermestid beetle dung beetle flea beetle Japanese beetle June beetle May beetle potato beetle scarab beetle tiger beetle
To beat with a heavy mallet
Any of numerous species of insect in the order Coleoptera characterized by a pair of hard, shell-like, front wings which cover and protect a pair of rear wings when at rest
{i} chafer
beetle-browed
making an unfriendly or sullen face

Calling this beetle-browed disdainful young person, hair hanging in her face, jaws chewing pecan pie with mechanical precision, honey! - “Middle Age : A Romance” (2001) by Joyce Carol Oates (Fourth Estate, paperback edition, 173).

beetle-crusher
A large, flat foot
beetle juice
(Film) Beetlejuice (alternative spelling: Beetle Juice) is a film directed by Tim Burton, first released in the USA on March 30, 1988, and produced by The Geffen Film Company for Warner Brothers Pictures. The plot revolves around two recently deceased ghosts, Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) and his wife, Barbara, (Geena Davis), who seek the help of an obnoxious bio-exorcist, Betelgeuse (Michael Keaton), to remove the new owners of their house -- a family of metropolitan yuppies from New York City named Deetz. The Deetz family consists of Charles (Jeffrey Jones), his second wife, Delia (Catherine O'Hara), and his teenage daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder). This marks the first time that Keaton and Burton teamed up. The second and third times were in Batman and Batman Returns. The score was composed by Danny Elfman
beetle brow
An overhanging brow
beetle browed
having bushy dark and messy eyebrows; frowning; unfriendly in appearance
beetle-browed
sullen or unfriendly in appearance
bean beetle
The Mexican bean beetle
bee beetle
European beetle; infests beehives
Colorado beetle
A beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, formerly Doryphora decemlineata, with black and yellow stripes, that is a serious pest of potatoes
Hercules beetle
A type of rhinoceros beetle, scientific name Dynastes hercules known for its considerable strength and for being one the longest insect in the world
ant beetle
A species of beetle that resembles a large ant, Thanasimus formicarius
bark beetle
any of various beetles, of the subfamily Scolytinae, many of which reproduce in the inner bark of trees
beetled
Simple past tense and past participle of beetle
beetled
Projecting over
black carpet beetle
an oval shaped black beetle, Attagenus unicolor
bombardier beetle
A beetle whose defence mechanism enables it to eject a hot aqueous mixture of chemicals at predators. They come from a number of subfamilies: Carabinae (e.g., Brachinus crepitans), Metriinae (e.g., Stenaptinus insignis) and Paussinae (e.g., Goniotropis nicaraguensis)
cadelle beetle
A beetle, known as a common pest in storehouses and granaries throughout the world, Tenebroides mauritanicus
click beetle
Any of various beetles of the family Elateridae, generally less than 20 mm long, which if turned upside down, flip themselves into the air with a clicking sound
death-watch beetle
A woodboring beetle, namely a beetle whose larvae are xylophagous
deathwatch beetle
Any of various beetles of the family Anobiidae that bore into wood and make a tapping sound
diving beetle
Any beetle of the family Dytiscidae
dung beetle
A type of beetle of the family Scarabaeidae noted for rolling dung into spherical balls and pushing it
fur beetle
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huhu beetle
A longhorn beetle of the Cerambycidae family which is the largest endemic beetle found in New Zealand
lady beetle
Another term for a ladybug (US terminology) or ladybird (British terminology). This term is preferred by some scientists
lantern beetle
several kinds of cicadas with a protrusion on the head resembling a lantern
leaf beetle
Any of very many brightly-coloured beetles, of the family Chrysomelidae, that feed on plant leaves
leaf-beetle
Alternative spelling of leaf beetle
longhorn beetle
any beetle from the Cerambycidae family, notable for their extremely long antennae
orange blister beetle
a poisonous orange beetle, in genus Nemognatha
potato beetle
the Colorado beetle, Leptinotarsa decimlineata
rhinoceros beetle
any of various tropical beetles, mostly of the genus Dynastes, having horns on the head and thorax; a pest on coconuts
rove beetle
Any of various carnivorous or scavenging beetles of the family Staphylinidae that are often found in decaying matter and have slender bodies and short wing covers
scarab beetle
Any of very many beetles, of the family Scarabaeidae, especially Scarabaeus sacer regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians
shield beetle
Any of several shield-shaped leaf beetles that typically inhabit a specific species of tree; especially members of the genus Cassida
shield beetle
Any of the American shield bugs
snout beetle
A weevil or more specifically, a true weevil (beetle belonging to the family Curculionidae)
soldier beetle
Any of several beetles, of the family Cantharidae, that are predators of aphids and other insects
stag beetle
Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag
stag-beetle
A large black beetle with a pair of strong mandibles
tiger beetle
Any active, carnivorous beetle (species) of the family Cicinidelidae

Most tiger beetle larvae tunnel in the soil.

water beetle
Any of various freshwater aquatic beetles that have a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs adapted for swimming, and that carry an air bubble underneath their abdomens
whirligig beetle
Any of various water beetles of the family Gyrinidae that swim rapidly in circles when alarmed
a beetle
{n} chaffer
darkling beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) A beetle of the family Tenebrionidae, having a brown or black body and feeding on decaying vegetation, living plants, or stored grain. It is found in a variety of habitats, including deserts. Also called tenebrionid
fire beetle
(Hayvan Bilim, Zooloji) Any of various tropical American click beetles of the genus Pyrophorus, especially P. noctilucus, having bright, luminous spots
flour beetle
Any of various small darkling beetles (esp. Tribolium confusum and T. castaneum) that typically feed on and lay eggs in stored grain and grain products
Colorado beetle
{i} Colorado potato beetle, small beetle that feeds on potato leaves
Colorado potato beetle
A small yellow-and-black striped beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) that is a major agricultural pest. or potato bug Leaf beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata, family Chrysomelidae) native to western North America. It began feeding on the leaves of cultivated potatoes when the plants were introduced into western North America, and by 1874 it had become an important and widespread pest. It has a hemispherical body, about 0.4 in. (10 mm) long, and is orange-red or yellow, with black stripes on the wing covers. Depending on climate, potato beetles may produce one to three generations each year
Japanese beetle
A metallic-green and brown beetle (Popillia japonica) native to eastern Asia, the larvae and adults of which feed on and damage various crop plants in North America. Scarab beetle (Popillia japonica) that is a major pest of plants. Introduced accidentally from Japan into the U.S. in 1916, Japanese beetles are known to feed on more than 200 species of plant. Their larvae feed underground on roots; adults feed on flowers, fruit, and foliage. They range from Maine to South Carolina, and infestations have occurred in other parts of North America. The adult, about 0.4 in. (10 mm) long, is bright metallic green with coppery-brown wing covers. Control efforts include the use of poisonous sprays and a disease-inducing bacterium and introduction of the beetle's natural enemies (certain parasitic wasp and fly species)
June beetle
Any of various large North American scarabaeid beetles of the subfamily Melolonthinae, appearing in late spring and having larvae that are destructive to vegetation. Also called June bug, May beetle. or May beetle or June bug Any insect of the genus Phyllophaga, belonging to a widely distributed, plant-feeding scarab beetle subfamily (Melolonthinae). These red-brown beetles commonly appear in the Northern Hemisphere on warm spring evenings and are attracted to lights. Heavy-bodied, they are 0.5-1 in. (1.2-2.5 cm) long and have shiny wing covers. They feed on foliage and flowers at night, sometimes causing considerable damage. The larvae live in the soil, and can destroy crops and kill lawns and pastures by severing the grasses from their roots; they are considered excellent fish bait
Mexican bean beetle
A spotted ladybug (Epilachna varivestis) of the southern United States and Mexico that feeds on the leaves of the bean plant
ambrosia beetle
A bark beetle that feeds on ambrosia
asian longhorned beetle
a beetle from China that has been found in the United States and is a threat to hardwood trees; lives inside the tree; no natural predators in the United States
asparagus beetle
A small spotted beetle (Crioceris asparagi) that infests and damages asparagus plants
bark beetle
small beetle that bores tunnels in the bark and wood of trees; related to weevils
bark beetle
small beetle that digs tunnels in the bark of trees
bark beetle
Any of various small cylindrical beetles of the family Scolytidae that burrrow along the surface wood directly beneath the bark of trees, causing extensive damage. Any member of the beetle family Scolytidae, many of which severely damage trees. Bark beetles are cylindrical, brown or black, and usually less than 0.25 in. (6 mm) long. A male and females (as many as 60 females with each male) bore into a tree and form a chamber where each female deposits her eggs. The emerging larvae bore away from the chamber, forming a characteristic series of tunnels. Different species attack particular trees, damaging roots, stems, seeds, or fruits. Some species transmit disease (e.g., elm bark beetles carry spores of the fungal Dutch elm disease)
bark beetle
A small beetle of many species (family Scolytidæ), which in the larval state bores under or in the bark of trees, often doing great damage
beetled
past of beetle
beetled
{s} protruding, sticking out, projecting outward
beetles
plural of beetle
beetles
coleoptera
beetling
jutting or overhanging; "beetle brows"
beetling
{s} overhanging
beetling
present participle of beetle
black carpet beetle
a solid black carpet beetle
blister beetle
Any of various soft-bodied beetles of the family Meloidae, such as the cantharis, that secrete a substance capable of blistering the skin. Also called meloid. Any of approximately 2,000 species of beetles (family Meloidae) that secrete an irritating substance, cantharidin, which is used medically as a topical skin irritant to remove warts. In the past, cantharidin was often used to induce blisters, a common remedy for many ailments, and the dried remains of Spanish fly (Lytta vesicatoria) were a major ingredient in so-called love potions. Adult blister beetles, which are often brightly coloured, range between 0.1 and 0.8 in. (3-20 mm) in length. Blister beetles are both helpful and harmful to humans; the larvae eat grasshopper eggs, but the adults destroy crops
blister beetle
beetle that produces a secretion that blisters the skin
bombardier beetle
Any of various beetles of the genus Brachinus and related genera that expel an acrid, volatile secretion from the abdomen when disturbed, making an audible sound
bombardier beetle
beetle that ejects audibly a pungent vapor when disturbed
buffalo carpet beetle
a small black and red and white carpet beetle
burying beetle
{i} (Zoology) sexton beetle, gravedigger, any type of black or black and orange beetles that bury dead mice or the carcasses of small animals
carabid beetle
ground beetle: predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
carpet beetle
small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics
carpet beetle
Any of various small beetles of the genera Anthrenus and Attagenus having larvae that are injurious to fabrics and furs. Also called buffalo bug
cereal leaf beetle
An Old World beetle (Oulema melanopus) now found in the United States, where it is a serious pest of grain crops as a result of its consumption of cereal grasses
clerid beetle
predacious on other insects; usually brightly colored or metallic
click beetle
any of the beetles that can spring into the air making a clicking sound
click beetle
able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound
click beetle
Any of various beetles of the family Elateridae, characterized by the ability to right themselves from an overturned position by flipping into the air with a clicking sound. Also called snapping beetle
colorado beetle
A yellowish beetle (Doryphora decemlineata), with ten longitudinal, black, dorsal stripes
colorado beetle
See Potato beetle
colorado beetle
It has migrated eastwards from its original habitat in Colorado, and is very destructive to the potato plant; called also potato beetle and potato bug
colorado potato beetle
black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
cucumber beetle
Any of several leaf beetles (genus Diabrotica) that are important pests. They are greenish yellow, marked with black spots or stripes, and 0.1-0.5 in. (2.5-11 mm) long. The striped cucumber beetle and spotted cucumber beetle both feed on garden plants, and their larvae feed on the roots
darkling beetle
sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e
darkling beetle
decaying plant material or grain
deathwatch beetle
Any one of several beetles of the family Anobiidae, especially Xestobium rufovillosum, whose head makes a clicking sound as it burrows into wood or wooden structures. The sound was superstitiously regarded as a portent of death. Borer insect (beetle species Xestobium refuvillosum) that tends to be small (less than 0.5 in., or 1-9 mm) and cylindrical. When disturbed, it usually pulls in its legs and plays dead. It makes a ticking or clicking sound by bumping its head or jaws against the sides of the tunnels it creates as it bores into old furniture and wood, a sound that, according to superstition, forecasts a death
deathwatch beetle
bores through wood making a ticking sound popularly thought to presage death
dermestid beetle
Any member of about 700 species (family Dermestidae) of widely distributed beetles that are household pests. Usually brown or black, some are brightly coloured or patterned, and they vary in shape from elongated to oval. Dermestids range from 0.05 to 0.5 in. (1 to 12 mm) long and are covered with hairs or scales that easily flake off. The wormlike larvae feed on furs, skins, feathers, horn, and hair; some feed on cheese and dried meats or on carpets, rugs, furniture, and clothing. Two are museum pests that have destroyed collections of stuffed animals; museums and collectors must either have pestproof display shelves or continuously apply pesticides. The larvae of carrion-feeding species are sometimes used to clean the soft tissue attached to animal skeletons
diving beetle
{i} predatory water beetle that breathes while under water using air contained under its elytra
dor beetle
{i} large dung beetle
dung beetle
type of beetle that feeds upon and breeds in animal excrement
dung beetle
any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs
dung beetle
Any of various beetles of the family Scarabaeidae that form balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay their eggs. Any member of one subfamily (Scarabaeinae) of scarab beetles, which shapes manure into a ball (sometimes as large as an apple) with its scooperlike head and paddle-shaped antennae. They vary from 0.2 to more than 1 in. (5-30 mm) long. In early summer it buries itself and the ball and feeds on it. Later in the season the female deposits eggs in dung balls, on which the larvae will later feed. They are usually round with short wing covers (elytra) that expose the end of the abdomen. They can eat more than their own weight in 24 hours and are considered helpful because they hasten the conversion of manure to substances usable by other organisms
dutch-elm beetle
a vector of the fungus causing Dutch elm disease
elaterid beetle
any of various widely distributed beetles
elm bark beetle
Either of two bark beetles (Scolytus multistriatus or Hylurgopinus rufipes) that transmit the fungus causing Dutch elm disease
fire beetle
A very brilliantly luminous beetle (Pyrophorus noctilucus), one of the elaters, found in Central and South America; called also cucujo
fire beetle
The name is also applied to other species
flea beetle
any small leaf beetle having enlarged hind legs and capable of jumping
flea beetle
Any of various small beetles of the subfamily Alticinae that have hind legs adapted for jumping and feed on the foliage of certain plants. Any member of the beetle subfamily Alticinae (family Chrysomelidae), found worldwide. It is tiny (less than 0.25 in. [6 mm] long) and dark or metallic in colour. The enlarged hind legs are adapted for jumping. Flea beetles are important pests of cultivated plants (e.g., grapes, cucumbers, melons, tobacco, potatoes, and tomatoes). The adults feed on the leaves, the larvae on the roots. Some flea beetles carry plant diseases (e.g., early potato blight)
flour beetle
infests flour and stored grains
goldsmith beetle
Either of two scarabaeid beetles (Cotalpa lanigera or Cetonia aurata) having metallic greenish-yellow coloring
goliath beetle
Any species of Goliathus, a genus of very large and handsome African beetles
green june beetle
large greenish June beetle of southern United States
ground beetle
predacious shining black or metallic terrestrial beetle that destroys many injurious insects
japanese beetle
small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America
june beetle
any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc
lady beetle
ladybug, small rounded brightly colored beetle, ladybird
lady beetle
small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
lamellicorn beetle
beetle having antennae with hard platelike terminal segments
leaf beetle
brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems
long-horned beetle
long-bodied beetle having very long antennae
may beetle
cockchafer: any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult
may beetle
June beetle: any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc
melolonthid beetle
any of various beetles of the family (or subfamily) Melolonthidae
mexican bean beetle
introduced into the United States from Mexico; feeds on the foliage of the bean plant
oil beetle
Any of various blister beetles of the genus Meloe that exude an oily yellow substance from the joints of the legs when disturbed
oil beetle
any of various beetles that exude an oily substance from the leg joints that deters enemies
oriental beetle
introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
potato beetle
The Colorado potato beetle. Destructive species (Lema trilineata) of leaf beetle (family Chrysomelidae). Less than 0.25 in. (6 mm) long, it is yellow and has three black stripes on its wing covers. Eggs are laid on the underside of a potato leaf, on which both larvae and adults feed. The larvae are camouflaged by excrement the beetles pile on their back. Two generations are produced each year; the second overwinters in the ground in the pupal stage. See also Colorado potato beetle
quick as a beetle
very slow, does not move rapidly
rhinoceros beetle
any of various large chiefly tropical beetles having horns on the head; pest on coconuts
rhinoceros beetle
Any of various large scarabaeid beetles of the genus Dynastes and related genera, characterized by horns on the head and thorax and found in tropical regions
rove beetle
active beetle typically having predatory or scavenging habits
rove beetle
Any of numerous beetles of the family Staphylinidae, often found in decaying matter and having slender bodies and short wing covers. Also called staphylinid
scarab beetle
Any of about 30,000 beetle species (family Scarabaeidae), found worldwide, that are compact, heavy-bodied, and oval. Each antenna terminates in three flattened plates that fit together to form a club. The outer edges of the front legs may be toothed or scalloped. Species range from about 0.2 to 4.8 in. (5 to 120 mm) long and include one of the heaviest known insects. One species of dung beetle, Scarabaeus sacer, was sacred to the ancient Egyptians. Many species are agricultural pests (e.g., chafer, Japanese beetle, June beetle); many are popular with insect collectors because they are large and have beautifully coloured, hard, highly polished forewings
scarabaeid beetle
any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
seed beetle
a small beretle that infests the seeds of legumes
sexton beetle
{i} (Zoology) burying beetle, gravedigger, any type of black or black and orange beetles that bury dead mice or the carcasses of small animals
snout beetle
grains and nuts
snout beetle
A weevil of the family Curculionidae, having the front of the head elongated to form a snout. Also called curculio
snout beetle
small weevil having a prolonged snout; destructive to e
spruce bark beetle
small beetle that likes to bore through the bark of spruce trees and eat the cambrium which eventually kills the tree; "the spruce bark beetle is the major tree-killing insect pest of Alaska spruce forests
stag beetle
a kind of lamellicorn beetle; the male has branched mandibles resembling antlers
stag beetle
Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large, elaborately branched and toothed mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag
stag beetle
{i} type of dark large beetle the male of which has enormous branched jaws that look like antlers
tapestry beetle
A small black dermestoid beetle (Attagenus piceus) whose larva feeds on tapestry, carpets, silk, fur, flour, and various other goods
tiger beetle
active usually bright-colored beetle that preys on other insects
tiger beetle
Any of numerous active, brightly colored, predatory beetles of the family Cicindelidae, chiefly of warm, sandy regions, having large jaws and sluggish larvae that live in vertical burrows. Any of some 2,000 species (family Cicindelidae) of voracious beetles, found worldwide but mostly in the tropics and subtropics. The larva waits at the top of its burrow (up to 2 ft, or 0.7 m, deep) and grasps approaching insect prey with sicklelike jaws. Hooks on the abdomen anchor it so that the struggling victim cannot pull away, and the prey is dragged into the burrow and eaten. The slender, long-legged adults, less than an inch (25 mm) long, have long jaws that can inflict a painful bite. Many are iridescent blue, green, orange, or scarlet
tortoise beetle
Any of several small beetles of the subfamily Cassidinae, shaped somewhat like a tortoise and having soft, fleshy larvae that eat the leaves of trees
water beetle
Any one of numerous species of aquatic beetles belonging to Dytiscus and allied genera of the family Dytiscidæ, and to various genera of the family Hydrophilidæ
water beetle
any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming
water beetle
These beetles swim with great agility, the fringed hind legs acting together like oars
water beetle
Any of various aquatic beetles, especially of the family Dytiscidae, having a smooth oval body and flattened and fringed hind legs adapted for swimming
whirligig beetle
Any of various gregarious beetles of the family Gyrinidae that circle about rapidly on the surface of water
whirligig beetle
{i} aquatic beetle that circles quickly on the surface of calm freshwater in groups
whirligig beetle
aquatic beetle that circles rapidly on the water surface
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