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Identification of Beetles

Identify whether it is a large or small beetle.  Is the beetle bigger then 3/4 inch (2 cm) or as shown on the left or less then 3/4 inch as shown on the right?
    Large Beetle Image
Large Beetle Group - Most large beetles are dark brown or black and have long antenna
    Small Beetle Image
Small Beetle Group - Most small beetles can be dark colored but some are marked with green or yellow. Many are very small and are less then 1/4 inch or 6 mm.

Insect Identification and Diagnosis Request

For the identification of insects and mites, contact a local Virginia Cooperative Extension office, or find information about offices in your state.


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