Beetles (Polyphaga 1)
Elateridae                           Melanotus sp.                                Click Beetle
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                           
Bostrichidae                      Lichenophanes sp.
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
June 11, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Elateridae                           Alaus oculatus                               Eyed Elater
Mattawoman Creek Environs
Charles County, Maryland
June 7, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
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Staphylinidae                    Homaeotarus sp.
Assateague Island National Seashore, Worcester County, Maryland
June 16, 2006
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Passalidae                        Odontotaenius disjunctus            Bess-beetle
with Pyralidae (moth) larva
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
September 15, 2007
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Lampyridae                        Ellychnia sp.                                   Day Flying Firefly
Assateague Island National Seashore
Worcester County, Maryland
October 10, 2007
Photographer;  ZoAnn Lapinsky                                              
Cantharidae                      Chauliognathus pensylvanicus  Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
August 26, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Ripiphoridae                     Macrosiagon cruenta                     Wedge-shaped Beetles
Columbia environs
Howard County, Maryland
August 26, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Meloidae                            Epicauta pennsylvanica               Black Blister Beetle
Western Regional Park
Howard County, Maryland
September 28, 2008
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Erotylidae                           Megalodacne heros                      Pleasing Fungus Beetle
On Ling Chih Mushroom at Catoctin Mountain National Park
Frederick County, Maryland
May 24, 2009
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Silphidae                            Necrophila americana                  Carrion Beetle
On Phallus ravenelii mushroom along with Calliphorid flies
Triadelphia Reservoir, Howard County, Maryland
November 3, 2009
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cucujidae                          Cucujus species (larva)                 Flat Bark Beetle
Under bark of rotting log
Triadelphia Reservoir, Howard County, Maryland
May 1, 2010
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Lycidae                              Calopteron reticulatum                 Net-winged Beetle
Middle Patuxent Environmental Area
Howard County, Maryland
July 26, 2010
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Meloidae                            Lytta sayi                                         Bronze Blister Beetle
Middle Patuxent Environmental Area
Howard County, Maryland
April 24, 2011
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Meloidae                            Meloe species                                  Oil Beetle
Centennial Park
Howard County, Maryland
November 5, 2012
Photographer:  Annette Allor
Lycidae                               Dictyoptera aurora                        Net-winged Beetle
Howard County Conservancy, Mt. Pleasant
Howard County, Maryland
March 14, 2012
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cantharidae                      Cantharis sp.                                   Soldier Beetle
Catoctin Mountain Park
Frederick County, Maryland
May 26, 2012
Photographer:  R. Orr
Tenebrionidae                  Bolitotherus cornutus                     Forked Fungus Beetle
Ovipositing in Ling Chih mushroom
Catoctin Mountain Park
Frederick County, Maryland
June 11, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Meloidae                            Epicauta funebris                           Margined Blister Beetle
C&O Canal National Historical Park
Washington County, Maryland
July 23, 2013
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Buprestidae                      Buprestis striata                             Metallic Wood Borer
Mouth of Town Creek, Allegany County, Maryland
May 31, 2014
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Pyrochroidae                    Neopyrochroa species                  Fire-colored Beetle
Rover Pond, Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County, Maryland
May 7, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Elateridae                          Megapenthes limbalis (male)       Click Beetle
High Ridge Park
Howard County, Maryland
July 10, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Tenebrionidae                  Meracantha contracta                     Darkling Beetle
on tree trunk
St. Mary's Lake State Park
St. Mary's County, Maryland
July 12, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Elateridae                          Ampedus rubricollis                      Click Beetle
Catoctin Mountains
Frederick County, Maryland
July 22, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Rhipiceridae                     Sandalus niger                                Cicada Parasite Beetle
Patapsco Valley State Park
Howard County, Maryland
July 21, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Cantharidae                      Podobrus rugosulus                      Soldier Beetle
Ceder Lane Park
Howard County, Maryland
July 11, 2015
Photographer:  Richard Orr
Silphidae                           Nicrophorus tomentosus             Gold-necked Carrion Beetle
Catoctin Mountains, Frederick County, Maryland
September 11, 2016
Photographer:  Richard Orr