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Beetles of North America Poster Print

Beetles (Order Coleoptera) are some of the most successful and widespread species of insect on the planet. There are some 350,000 species that have been identified, and are therefore the largest group of animals on earth. In the United States, there are almost 30,000 kinds of beetles. This poster print features fine art illustrations of various species of beetle (Coleoptera) native to North America Species included: AMERICAN BURYING BEETLE (Nicrophorus americanus) DESERT BLISTER BEETLE (Lytta magister) EASTERN HERCULES BEETLE (Dynastes tityus) GIANT STAG BEETLE (Lucanus elaphus) GLORIOUS BEETLE (Chrysina gloriosapra) GOPHER BEETLE (Ceratophyus gopherinus) GRAPEVINE BEETLE (Pelidnota punctata) PUNCTURED TIGER BEETLE (Cicindela punctulata) VALLEY ELDERBERRY LONGHORN BEETLE (Desmocerus californicus dimorphus) FREE SHIPPING IN THE US

Glorious Beetle – Signed Fine Art Print


Information about the Glorious Beetle:

The Glorious Beetle - also called the Glorious Scarab - is a member of the order Coleoptera. They are one of North America's most colorful beetles. Adults grow to be about one inch long (25 to 28 millimeters) The have bright green with silver stripes on the elytra. The adult beetles feed on juniper leaves at a high elevation. They use their coloration as camouflage to blend in with plants. The species is sometimes incorrectly thought to be endangered, but has never been listed either in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species or under the United States Endangered Species Act. It belongs to the large and very diverse family Scarabaeidae, along with June beetles, rain beetles and rhinoceros beetles. Adults feed on juniper foliage in the southwestern United States (Texas to Arizona and northern Mexico). The poster is printed on matte, museum-quality paper with Giclée printing quality: • Paper thickness: 10.3 mil • Paper weight: 5.6 oz/y² (192 g/m²) • Opacity: 94% Buy a Digital Download

Stock Art Drawing of a Glorious Beetle

Medium: Pen and ink line art illustration. Color image has been digitally tinted. Suggested usage: books, magazines, brochures and similar. Size: (B&W) 2400 x 1748 pixels @ 300dpi 1.92 mb JPEG File / (Color) 2400 x 1772 pixels @ 300dpi 3.11 mb JPEG Buy a Signed Print