Plant matter, leaves, fruit, seeds and wood are the most common staples in the beetle's diet. They also commonly eat fungus and decaying organic matter, such as dung and carrion. Some beetles, such as rove beetles or gro... More »

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Beetles are eaten by predators such as wasps, spiders, ants, mice, rats, moles shrews, salamanders, frogs, toads, birds, skunks and other beetles. In order to avoid being eaten, beetles run or hide in a tunnel when they ... More »

Scarab beetles have an omnivorous diet, which means they eat both meat- and plant-based food items. The specifics of the scarab beetle's diet varies with the species of scarab beetle. Some common food sources for scarab ... More »

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A wood-boring beetle refers to any of the families of beetles whose larval or adult forms eat or destroy wood. Three groups of these invasive beetles are a common nuisance to homeowners, damaging the structures of dwelli... More »

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Adult Asian longhorned beetles eat the young bark, leaves and twigs of over 24 species of hardwood tree. These trees include the poplar, birch, maple and elm. More »

Scarab beetles have an omnivorous diet, which means they eat both meat- and plant-based food items. The specifics of the scarab beetle's diet varies with the species of scarab beetle. Some common food sources for scarab ... More »

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Pine borers are beetles whose larvae tunnel beneath the bark of conifers, causing damage. The most aggressive species belong to the genus Dendroctonus, and they are serious pests to forestry. More »

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