When Beetle Meets Mary

This article will be about beetles, not about cars and not about The Beatles, just pure insects. This insects family contain more than about 400 000 species on this planet. Coleoptera alias beetles are known for its hard exoskeleton and wings. Very interesting aspect of a beetles is their way how to find a mate. There are two common techniques used. First technique accomplish pheromones production and you known, reaction. The second technique use bioluminescence like we can see on fireflies example. Pheromones are not only used for mate call but they are used in everyday beetles language and communication.

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1 Comment

  1. Jake says:

    As creepy as beetles tend to be, they sure are uniquely beautiful!

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