Beetles (Order Coleoptra) of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park®

Source: Desert Insects & Kin of Southern California – A Photographic Survey & Natural. History Anza-Borrego Desert State Park® by Lynn & Gene Monroe.

FamilyGenusSpeciesSubspeciesCommon Name
CarabidaeCicindelaoregonaWestern Tiger Beetle
CalosomasemilaeveBlack Calosoma
CalosomaparvicollisCaterpillar Hunter
PlatynusbrunneomarginatusGround Beetle
ChlaeniuscumatilisFalse Bombardier Beetle
LebiatuckeriColorful Foliage Ground Beetle
DytiscidaeAgabuslugensPredaceous Diving Beetle
RhantusgutticollisPredaceous Diving Beetle
GyrinidaeGyrinussp.Small Whirligig Beetle
HydrophilidaeTropisternussp.Water Scavenger Beetle
SilphidaeNicrophorusguttulaBurying Beetle
NicrophorusnigritaBlack Burying Beetle
StaphylinidaeLinohesperussp.Rove Beetle
LinohesperushamatusRove Beetle
ScarabaebaeidaeDiplotaxisfimbriataScarab Beetle
GymnopygehirsutaScarab Beetle
PhobetussayloriSaylor's Hairy June Beetle
AnomalaflavillaShining Leaf Chafer
ParacotalpaursinaLittle Bear
ParacotalpapuncticollisPunctate Little Bear
CyclocephalamelanocephalaDatura Scarab Beetle
CyclocephalalongulaScarab Beetle
CremastocheilusarmatusArmed Ant-loving Scarab
CremastocheilusquadratusScarab Beetle
EuphoriafasciferatrapeziumFlower Beetle
DascillidaeAnoruspiceusSoft-bodied Plant Beetle
AnorusparvicollisSoft-bodied Plant Beetle
BuprestidaeAcmaeoderapubiventrislanataMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderagibbulaMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderalatiflavaMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderalabyrinthicaMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderalinsleyiMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderaprorsaMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AcmaeoderavernalisMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
DicercahorniiMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
GyascutusdianaeMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
Anthaxiasp.Mettalic Wood-boring Beetle
ChrysobothrisoctocalaMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
AgrilusinhabilischalcogasterMettalic Wood-boring Beetle
SchizopodidaeSchizopuslaetusSchizopodid Beetle
EucnemidaePerothopswittickiFalse Click Beetle
PhengodidaeZarhipistruncaticepsGlowworm
BostrichidaeDinapatewrightiiGiant Palm Borer
DermestidaeAnthrenusverbasciVaried Carpet Beetle
NitidulidaeCarpophiluspallidipennisCactus Flower beetle
CleridaeAulicussp.A. antennatus or dentipes (Monroe & Monroe)
TrichodesornatustenuosaOrnate Checkered Beetle
TrichodespeninsularisbasalisCheckered Beetle
LoedeliamaculicollisCheckered Beetle
MelyridaeAttalustrimaculatusSoft-winged Flower Beetle
Attalussp.Soft-winged Flower Beetle
Listrussp.Soft-winged Flower Beetle
Dasytinaesp.At least two undetermined species of Soft-winged Flower Beetle (Monroe & Monroe)
MordellidaeMordellasp.Tumbling Flower Beetle
CoccinellidaeHippodamiaconvergensConvergent Lady Beetle
CoccinellaseptempunctataSeven-spotted Lady Beetle
Ollav-nigrumAshy-gray Lady Beetle
PsylloboravigintimaculataTwenty-spotted Lady Beetle
RipiphoridaeMacrosiagoncruentaWedged-shaped Beetle
RipiphorusrexWedged-shaped Beetle
TenebrionidaeCryptoglossusmuricataDarkling Beetle
AsbolusverrucosusGhost Beetle
SchizilluslaticepsDarkling Beetle
AsidinaconfluensDarkling Beetle
PhilolithuscarinatusDarkling Beetle
MicroschatiainaequalisDarkling Beetle
EupsophuluscastaneusDarkling Beetle
EdrotesventricosusDarkling Beetle
StibiaimperialisDarkling Beetle
TriorophuslaevisDarkling Beetle
EusattusmuricatusDarkling Beetle
EleodesarmataArmed Circus Beetle
EleodesacuticaudaCircus Beetle
EleodesgracilisdistansSlender Eleodes
EleodescarbonariusomissusCarbon Beetle
EleodesgiganteusGigantic Eleodes
NotibiuspuberulusDarkling Beetle
TrichotonsordidumDarkling Beetle
ArgoporisapicaliscalifornicaDarkling Beetle
ArgoporisbicolorDarkling Beetle
ZopheridaePhloeodesdiabolicusIronclad Beetle
MeloidaePyroatapalpalisFire Blister Beetle
CordylospastaopacaOpaque Blister Beetle
PhodagaalticepsCone-headed Blister Beetle
PleuropastamirabilisMarvelous Blister Beetle
EupomphaelegansElegant Blister Beetle
LyttaauriculataRed-eared Blister Beetle
LyttamagisterMagister Blister Beetle
LyttavulnerataAmerican Spanish Fly
LyttalugensLugens Blister Beetle
LyttastygicaInfernal Blister Beetle
NemognathacantharidisBlister Beetle
NemognathaluridaapicalisBlister Beetle
NemognathanigripennisBlister Beetle
NemognathapallensBlister Beetle
ZonituspuncttipennisBlister Beetle
ZonitusatripennisBlister Beetle
Gnaphiumsp.Blister Beetle
OedemeridaeRhinoplatiaruficollisFalse Blister Beetle
AscleraexcavataFalse Blister Beetle
CerambycidaeDerobrachushovoreiTooth-necked Longhorn
CortoderafalsaFlower Longhorn
JudoliascapularisFlower Longhorn
AnelaphusalbofasciatusRound-necked Longhorn
MolorchuslongicollisRound-necked Longhorn
MethabrevisRound-necked Longhorn
MegacylleneantennataMesquite Borer
PerarthruslinsleyiLonghorn
PlionomasuturalisLonghorn
PlionomarubensLonghorn
CrossidiussuturalispubescensLonghorn
HolopleuramarginataLonghorn
TetraopessublaevisMilkweed Longhorn
ChrysomelidaeChrysochuscobaltinusBlue Milkweed Beetle
MimosestesamicusSeed Beetle
AlgarobiusprosopisSeed Beetle
NeltumiusarizonensisSeed Beetle
LematrivittataThree-lined Potato Beetle
StenopodiusinsularisLeaf-mining Leaf Beetle
Alticasp.Flea Beetle
PteleonbrevicornisLeaf Beetle
AndrolyperusincisusLeaf Beetle
AndrolyperusmaculatusLeaf Beetle
AcalymmatrivittatumWestern Striped Cucumber Beetle
TrirhabdaeriodictyonisLeaf Beetle
TrirhabdageminataLeaf Beetle
CryptocephaluspallidicinctusCasebearer
CoscinopteraaeneipennisCasebearer
ColeothorpamucoreamucoreaCasebearer
ColeothorpaaxillariscanellaCasebearer
SaxinissauciaRed-shouldered Leaf Beetle
CurculionidaeSphenophorusaequalispictusTule Billbug
TrichobarismucoreaDatura Borer
OphryastesdesertusDesert Gray Snout Beetle
OphryastesargentatusSilver Twig Snout Beetle
SitonacalifornicusSitona Weevil
EucyllusvagansSnout Beetle
RhigopsiseffractaSnout Beetle
ApleurusalbovestitusSnout Beetle
AcanthoscelidiuscalifornicusMinute Seed Weevil
AttelabidaeHalporhynchitesplanifronsTooth Nose Snout Beetle