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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Researchers working with Caribbean click beetles have isolated the genes coding for bioluminescence from the juices of these glow-in-the-dark bugs.
It is just a little bigger than a click beetle and isn't burdened by such things as a screen and volume controls.
The wireworm can live in the soil for up to five years before metamorphosising into the adult Click Beetle.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: The holes were probably caused by wireworms, which are the larvae of the click beetle.
The Broadway windows will feature six of Eric Carle's famous books including: "The Very Quiet Cricket," "The Very Lonely Firefly," The "Very Busy Spider," "The Very Clumsy Click Beetle," "The Grouchy Ladybug" and "The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Parkland is seen as important to a number of priority species such as the Violet Click Beetle, the S
To soar into the air, this click beetle bends backward and inserts a spike on the back of its head into a socket on its back.
Distribution of olfactory and some other antennal sensilla in the male click beetle Agriotes obscurus L.