Fifty years ago today, the Beatles played their first concert in the U.S. - here in Washington, D.C. To celebrate, we present…beetles! As in Coleoptera.
There are more known species of Coleoptera than any other group of organisms, with over 350,000 described species including familiar favorites like ladybugs, scarabs, and fireflies.
Top & bottom images from The Coleoptera of the British Islands v.3 .
Middle four from The natural history of beetles