Macro view from above on Lixus iridis long snouted weevil beetle sitting on tree twig over blue sky background, The Rhinocyllus conicus beetle feeds on the leaf. Macro of weevil beetle Lixus iridis over green leaf background, Pissodes pini. This giant among the weevils is called the Pine Weevil (Hylobius abietis). Macro Photo Of A Snout Beetle (Lixus Angustatus, Bravely, elephant, bravely. Close up view of Pyrops candelaria on tree. Fawn Leaf-nosed Bats roost together in colonies but hang from the ceiling apart from each other. As seen in the picture, the common furniture beetles are small dark beetles. They also have a white heart-shaped dot on their thorax. Cedar beetles, especially the males, actively fly during warm days and may be mistaken for fireflies – also a type of beetle. A pretty Acorn Weevil Curculio glandium perching on a plant in a wooded area, Fulgora candelaria Linnaeus. There are over 60,000 species in several families, mostly in the family Curculionidae (the true weevils). The small Black Carpet Beetle is an indoor invasive pest. Macro of snouted weevil beetle Lixus iridis hidden under tree twig head over heels over blue sky background, Curculio. The Rice Weevil is a small dark brown weevil with a long snout, and small round dimples on the thorax and ridges along the wing covers. These beetle pests have two antennae at the front of their heads. A well-known and much feared species is the Hazelnut Borer. Is also considered to be harmful in Hazels. These ground beetles live under stones and logs, or under your porch, and they are totally harmless to humans: in fact, they do humans a service by preying on some less-desirable insects like ants. Is it familiar to someone? Known to be harmful in agriculture as it feeds not only on clover, but on alfalfa as well. The beetles and later the larvae will eat buds and fresh leaves or pines and are dreaded in forestry, for they may destroy a lot of trees. These crawling insects feed on the leaves of legumes, cucumber, corn, and squash. Rhinocyllus sonicus. This genus is containing quite some species looking like this one: small, blackish, reasonably long-nosed and with bulging eyes. Also called the unicorn beetle, the rhinoceros beetle (Xyloryctes jamaicensis) is a large black or dark brown harmless beetle. As with other blister beetles, this species has a small head in relation to its hard-shelled body. Their snout is much shorter and not as thin as in the borers. The identification is not 100% though, the animal could also be a Strophosoma retusum. Macro en face of weevil beetle Lixus iridis in grass over green garden background at sunny day, Weevil on grass. The wing cases have straight edges with slightly rounded ends. Long-nosed Lycid Beetle larvae live in leaf litter, under bark or on mouldy wood. Two large antennae on their head can be as long as 3” (75 mm). The Melaleuca Snout Beetle is a brown or reddish brown weevil that feeds on paperbark trees. This species is some 4 to 6 mm long and mainly nocturnal. Most Polydrusus species are green, but certainly not all. The Long-nosed Lycid Beetle is found in eastern Australia. So we do pass on this information. The red-lined carrion beetle (Necrodes surinamensis) has long ridged black wing cases with reddish-orange marks on them. All species of black beetle that inhabit homes are anthropoids in the insect order Coleoptera. The beetle - Lixus bardanae sits on a sheet of bush and looks down. When fresh the green is intense and very beautiful, but the species very quickly becomes pale greyish green and even looses part of the colouring. In macro, Handstand beetle. These hermit beetles are solitary insects that are among the larger species of beetle. The beetles are the most diverse of the all insect groups. The beetle belongs to the family Scarabaeidae and is also referred to as a scarab beetle. Threats to horticulture and, Brown beetle from the weevil family on a raspberry leaf. The genus it belongs to (Tychius, also known as Miccotrogus) consists of numerous very similar species. (Category Beetles) Weevils can easily be identified by their long snout (therefore the name snout beetle) which they use to suck on fruits, grain, seeds, leafs, roots and other plant materials. These dark-brown or black beetles are also called wood-boring beetles or house borers. Come and explore what our researchers, curators and education programs have to offer! These big black beetles get their common name from an oily substance they emit when disturbed. In this article, you will learn how to identify many common types of beetles that tend to live in houses.  It is found in Australia, is about 1 inch (2.5 cm) long, and is found in wooded lands. The American Oil Beetle are also called ‘blister beetles’. The black and white beetle is quite small in size and can be found feeding on pigweed plants. A snout beetle isolated in white, Snout beetle Hylobius abietis. The Australian Museum respects and acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of the land and waterways on which the Museum stands. We’ll start with what many consider the most destructive type of beetle – the black carpet beetle.