Beetles Archive

  • I have more tree posts to write up, but meanwhile, here is something completely different. I recently read some articles about making ID tags from flattened copper pipe and flattened brass rifle/pistol...

    Copper Art Tags

    I have more tree posts to write up, but meanwhile, here is something completely different. I recently read some articles about making ID tags from flattened copper pipe and flattened brass rifle/pistol...

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  • I do have some tree care articles to write, but we are so busy with work that I have no energy left to write at the end of the day....

    Fall MacroPhotos!

    I do have some tree care articles to write, but we are so busy with work that I have no energy left to write at the end of the day....

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  • Hi All! We are very busy with tree work! I snuck (sneeked?) away for a night to go collecting on Mt Graham in Southeast Arizona. I found some nice wood...

    Mt Graham Collecting

    Hi All! We are very busy with tree work! I snuck (sneeked?) away for a night to go collecting on Mt Graham in Southeast Arizona. I found some nice wood...

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  • Sorry for the lack of posts lately! We have been super busy and I am tired at the end of the day. I have lots of tree pictures and information...

    Tiger Beetles

    Sorry for the lack of posts lately! We have been super busy and I am tired at the end of the day. I have lots of tree pictures and information...

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  • We went over to the Algodones Dunes in California, northwest of Yuma, AZ last weekend to see what beetle species were out this spring. Early April is when several species...

    Algodones Dunes Beetles

    We went over to the Algodones Dunes in California, northwest of Yuma, AZ last weekend to see what beetle species were out this spring. Early April is when several species...

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  • It is that time of year again! Each spring and early summer, I look for sick plants and trees - both during my work as an arborist, and in my free...

    Spring “House-cleaning” for Woodboring Beetles

    It is that time of year again! Each spring and early summer, I look for sick plants and trees - both during my work as an arborist, and in my free...

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  • I’m back from the Peru Scarabs Course, the classes were great! The collecting was very slow. I’m posting my favorite pictures from the trip below, without too many comments. If...

    Peru Photos!

    I’m back from the Peru Scarabs Course, the classes were great! The collecting was very slow. I’m posting my favorite pictures from the trip below, without too many comments. If...

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  • Here are a couple pictures I took of specimens from my collection representing the four species in the genus Chrysina that are native to the US. The larvae develop in decaying...

    Black and White

    Here are a couple pictures I took of specimens from my collection representing the four species in the genus Chrysina that are native to the US. The larvae develop in decaying...

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  • I just got word that I have been accepted for an outstanding scarab beetle study course to be held in Peru in January 2012! There were applicants from 13 different countries...

    Peru Scarab Course 2012!!

    I just got word that I have been accepted for an outstanding scarab beetle study course to be held in Peru in January 2012! There were applicants from 13 different countries...

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  • The monsoon rains are here! Well, at least they are in the area. Our rains are usually very localized, so that one community may get a nice shower and others...

    Monsoons Are Here!

    The monsoon rains are here! Well, at least they are in the area. Our rains are usually very localized, so that one community may get a nice shower and others...

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