click beetle

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Synonyms for click beetle

able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound

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Cockroaches, click beetles, crane flies, earwigs, fleas, gnats, centipedes, mosquitoes, houseflies and woodworm are among the most common.
The holes in your potatoes may have been caused by wireworms, the larvae of click beetles, which live in the soil and tunnel into the tubers of potatoes and carrots.
In addition to fireflies, glowworms (larvae of Phengodes beetles) and a class of click beetles also sport internal lightbulbs.
He reported that both species fed extensively on click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex).
Each episode explores a variety of different topics, from wolf spiders, velvet ants and click beetles to opossums, pigeons and bats (and everything in between).