US4 Coleoptera Fall 2015
Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W
Date of collection: August 2015
H' value: 3.74
Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing
Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.
Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Can act as pollinators to certain plants.