Soldier Beetle

Subject:  I can’t find the bug online anywhere! Geographic location of the bug:  Massachusetts Date: 06/25/2018 Time: 09:28 PM EDT Your letter to the bugman:  Hi Bugman, I need your help identifying this bug. I have no where else to turn and I have searched for hours for an answer. Thank you for your service … Read more

Soldier Beetle from Peru

Subject: Beetle Location: Moyobamba area Peru January 15, 2017 4:07 am Please could you help ID this beetle we saw at Waqanki Lodge, Moyobamba, Peru – September 2016? Thank you Signature: Lynne Demaine Dear Lynne, We wish we could make out the detail on the antennae better as that is a big help in classification.  … Read more

Mating Soldier Beetles in England

Subject:  For Bug Love Location:  sorry… Magdalen Hill August 18, 2016 For Bug Love Clare Dear Clare, These are mating Soldier Beetles, and there is not a high enough resolution in your image to be certain of the species.  We located several similar looking species on Nature Spot, and regarding the species Cantharis cryptica, … Read more

Beetle from India: Superfamily Elateroidea

Subject: Identification of Beetle Location: Bangalore, India July 24, 2016 9:05 am Hi……Am Girish Ananthamurthy from Bangalore, India…today i.e. 24th July 2016 i have photographed this small beetle in the famous Lal Bagh Garden located in Bangalore. am trying to identify this little beetle but unable to get any correct information……in the process of my … Read more

Mating Hogweed Bonking Beetles

Subject: what kind of beetle is this? Location: Vancouver wa July 11, 2016 7:42 am Hello, I was wondering if you could help me with the identification of this beetle….. my wife, son and I where in a walk the other day in a field at the Vancouver wa. Wild life refuge. I was looking … Read more