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Blister Beetles Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 35 pictures in our Blister Beetles collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

BIO15998 Featured Blister Beetles Print


A Blister beetle
Meloe sp.
female, larger than the male. Name comes from the oily droplets they release when disturbed that cause blisters and painful swelling

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Beetles, Black, Cantharidin, Coleoptera, Females Larger, Flightless, Hemolymph, Insects, Meloidae, Metallic, Oil Beetles, Parasitic Larvae, Parasitise Bees, Poisonous, Sexual Dimorphism, Sexually Dimorphic, Shiny

Short-necked oil-beetle mimicking death Featured Blister Beetles Print

Short-necked oil-beetle mimicking death

Short-necked oil-beetle mimicking death. Short-necked oil-beetles (Meloe brevicollis) are a European species of blister beetle (family Meloidae), which secrete a blistering agent as a means of defence. Photographed in Przemkow Landscape Park, Poland


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