Beetles

Beetles are flying insects, their wings are encased in a shell made from chitin.

October 13, 2014
UK 7 spot ladybird

Ladybirds

Ladybirds Ladybirds are brightly coloured beetles which most people will recognise. They are round in shape with a dome shaped wing casing. The colour on the […]
October 13, 2014
Rhinoceros beetle

Beetles

Beetles The ‘Coleoptera’ order of insects are most commonly known as Beetles. The name coleoptera is from the Greek words ‘koleos’ meaning to sheath and ‘pteron’ […]
June 8, 2015

Wood boring beetle

I was searching the rotting log pile in my wildlife garden late yesterday in the setting sunlight looking for insects to photograph when I saw this […]