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Acorn weevil. Photo: Mospeada

Most of them are not dangerous to humans.

Experts Mospeada not just watching the birds and animals living in natural areas. The attention of ecologists and attract insects. One of the members of this class can be found in parks and forested areas, found


Weevils (or elephants) is one of the most popular on the planet, families of beetles, it has more than 50 thousand species. In Russia there are about five thousand of them. They got the name due to its characteristic appearance: the weevils front part of the head is elongated, it is called Golovatenko.

These beetles are familiar to gardeners — this pest is able not just to ruin the crop, but also completely destroy it. The name of the types to understand what culture “specializiruetsya” beetle (for example, sugar beet weevil — a pest of beets). The number of beet weevil affect larger animals and birds. They feed on shrews, hedgehogs, starlings, jackdaws and magpies, hooded crows, jays, gulls, larks, quail and others.

Acorn weevils (plaguily oak) use the fruits of the oak for breeding. The female makes a deep hole in the unripe acorns and there lays one or two eggs. In about two weeks appear yellowish-white grubs with red-brown head.

Bug, banded, or oxalic crevic

There are 40 thousand species of bugs, they are often found in capital forest parks. On the unusual color observers can learn bug, banded, or otherwise, of crevice oxalic.

The beetle itself is brown and the upper part of the abdomen bright reddish brown, especially noticeable when the bug flies. Interestingly, the second and third antenna it have a reddish tint, and the fourth black. Crevic dwells in the thickets of sorrel, rhubarb and other wild and cultivated plants of the family Polygonaceae.

The black-spotted of rage and boligolova

The black-spotted rage of — view pachikov subfamily of the family of Longhorn beetles. Adult members of the species eat plant and animal food. Females lay eggs in the bark of stumps and fallen trees. Larvae hatched from eggs, also grow under the bark. There, they navigate tortuous passages, clogging them with wood flour — fine sawdust and wood dust.

Another inhabitant of the capital forest at the first meeting can be mistaken for a wasp. But boligolova are flies, Stingers they have. Its name flying insects required a large and swollen head. Flies have antennae usually long and the eyes are set far from each other. Adult flies of this species pollinate many cultivated plants.

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