Superfamily Dascilloidea - Soft-bodied Plant and Cicada Parasite Beetles
Beetles of Arizona: A Visual Guide with 230 PhotosBy Copeland, D.D
Self published, Glendale, California. 60 pp., 2011
Copeland, D.D. 2011. Beetles of Arizona: A Visual Guide with 230 Photos. Self published, Glendale, California. 60 pp.
Most beetles from Madera Canyon and the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
: This convenient guide provides the initial step in identifying beetles found in the Santa Rita Mountains, Huachuca Mountains and other areas in Arizona. Scientific and common names, length, and area or county location are noted for each beetle.
All insects are photographed without any shadows. This allows the focus of attention to be on the characteristics of the beetle and to avoid other background visual distractions. Many beetles have three views, i.e., top, side and front. Most of the photos are from Insects of the Southwest
, also produced by Douglas Copeland.
An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, TexasBy Edward G. Riley
Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station, 2013
Welcome to the world of Lick Creek Park Beetles
With the gracious assistance of Iowa State University Entomology, BugGuide
, and the BugGuide community, I present the results of an on-going beetle (Coleoptera) inventory of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas. I have sampled beetle diversity at the park since 1996 employing most conceivable beetle sampling techniques.
Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)By Bouchard P. et al.
ZooKeys 88: 1–972, 2011
Full list of authors: P. Bouchard, Y. Bousquet, A.E. Davies, M.A. Alonso-Zarazaga, J.F. Lawrence, C.H.C. Lyal, A.F. Newton, C.A.M. Reid, M. Schmitt, S.A. Ślipiński, A.B.T. Smith
This seminal work may have important consequences for the Guide.
Checklist of the beetles of Maine, USABy Majka C.G., Chandler D.S., Donahue C.P.
Empty Mirrors Press, Halifax. 328 pp., 2011
2,871 beetle spp. listed (of which 284 introduced), with 472 spp. newly recorded in Maine [full collection data included for those]. For each species its distribution in ne. North America is provided. Introductory family sections discuss bionomics, taxonomic status, and most important treatments of the North American fauna.