Important Texas Beetle Resources

Ground / Scarab / Bup / Fire / Carpet / Checkered / Lady / Darkling

False Blister / Blister / Anthicids / Aderids / Longhorn / Leaf / Weevil / Aquatic

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Carabidae - Ground Beetles

Scarabaeoidea - Scarab Beetles and relatives

Buprestidae - Metallic Wood-Boring Beetles

Lampyridae - Fireflies

Dermestidae - Carpet Beetles

Cleridae - Checkered Beetles

Laemophloeidae - Lined Flat Bark Beetles

Coccinellidae - Lady Beetles, Ladybugs

Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles

Oedemeridae - False Blister Beetles

Meloidae - Blister Beetles

Anthicidae - Ant-like Flower Beetles

Aderidae - Ant-like Leaf Beetles

Cerambycidae - Longhorned Beetles

Chrysomelidae - Leaf Beetles

Curculionoidea - Weevils of Texas

Aquatic Coleoptera

Epler, J.H. 2010. The Water Beetles of Florida - an identification manual for the families Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Helophoridae, Hydraenidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae and Scirtidae. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 399 + iv pp.

Checklists, Surveys and Taxonomy

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Traps, Techniques and Equipment

Organizations and Entomologists


Select Beetle Books

GeneralBuprestidae - Cicindelinae - Cerambycidae - Chrysomelidae - Coccinellidae - Curculionidae


Multiple Taxa

Texas Beetle Bibliograhy - M. Quinn

Bibliography of Texas Speleology (TEXBIB) - Texas Speleological Society

Aquatic Coleoptera Bibliography (A-K) - (L-Z) - Sharon Knight Jasper, Ph.D.

The Coleopterists Bulletin (PDF) - Complete Bibliography (plus most abstracts) as of 25 July 2003 - The Coleopterists Society

The Coleopterists Bulletin (HTML) - Complete Bibliography - 1947-2001

A Catalog of the Coleoptera of America North of Mexico - PDFs for 34 Family/Subfamily fascicles - USDA

Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) - works to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world

Families (Sub- and Super-)

A Catalog of the Coleoptera of America North of Mexico - PDFs for 34 Family/Subfamily fascicles. USDA

Buprestidae - Chuck Bellamy, 2012

Byrrhoidea - William D. Shepard

Elateridae (PDF) - P.J. Johnson

Dermestidae - Andreas Herrmann

Dryiopoidea - William D. Shepard

Tenebrionidae of e. US spp. - James C. Dunford, Michael C. Thomas, and Paul M. Choate, Jr.

Of Authors

Casey - Thomas Lincoln Casey (1857-1925) Complete List of Publications - LSU

Fall - Henry C. Fall (1862-1939) - (Buprestidae only)

Horn - The Entomological Writings of George Henry Horn - (Includes PDFs to most papers) - LSU
LeConte - The Entomological Writings of John L. LeConte
Say - The Complete Writings of Thomas Say on the Entomology of North America, Volume 1

Schaeffer - M. Quinn

Triplehorn -

States (other than TX)

Arkansas Coleoptera Bibliography - Jeffrey K. Barnes, Univ. Arkansas Arthropod Museum
Oklahoma Coleoptera (PDF) - Oklahoma State University

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