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Trigonopeltastes delta

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Trigonopeltastes delta, the delta flower scarab or D beetle, is a diurnal species of scarab beetle native to the southeastern United States, though their range extends as far north as New Jersey. [1]

15 relations: Animal, Aposematism, Arthropod, Batesian mimicry, Beetle, Delta (letter), Diurnality, Genus, Hexapoda, Insect, Johann Reinhold Forster, Prothorax, Scarabaeidae, Specific name (zoology), Wasp.


Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Aposematism (from Greek ἀπό apo away, σῆμα sema sign) is a term coined by Edward Bagnall PoultonPoulton, 1890.

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An arthropod (from Greek ἄρθρον arthron, "joint" and πούς pous, "foot") is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages.

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Batesian mimicry

Batesian mimicry is a form of mimicry where a harmless species has evolved to imitate the warning signals of a harmful species directed at a predator of them both.

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Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota.

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Delta (letter)

Delta (uppercase Δ, lowercase δ or 𝛿; δέλτα délta) is the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet.

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Diurnality is a form of plant or animal behavior characterized by activity during the day, with a period of sleeping, or other inactivity, at night.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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The subphylum Hexapoda (from the Greek for six legs) constitutes the largest number of species of arthropods and includes the insects as well as three much smaller groups of wingless arthropods: Collembola, Protura, and Diplura (all of these were once considered insects).

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Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.

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Johann Reinhold Forster

Johann Reinhold Forster (22 October 1729 – 9 December 1798) was a Reformed (Calvinist) pastor and naturalist of partially Scottish descent who made contributions to the early ornithology of Europe and North America.

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The prothorax is the foremost of the three segments in the thorax of an insect, and bears the first pair of legs.

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The family Scarabaeidae as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide, often called scarabs or scarab beetles.

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Specific name (zoology)

In zoological nomenclature, the specific name (also specific epithet or species epithet) is the second part (the second name) within the scientific name of a species (a binomen).

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A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant.

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D beetle, Delta flower beetle, Delta flower scarab, Trichius delta.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trigonopeltastes_delta

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