Florida is home to several beetle species belonging to different families like the dung beetles, blister beetles, and scarab beetles. The ox beetle of the rhinoceros beetle subfamily is the state’s largest identified by the three big horns on their thorax. On the other hand, the white-colored little leaf notcher beetle infesting citrus fruits, and the rice beetle is considered the smallest. Another small species, the drugstore beetle with a brown body, mostly dwells in Florida’s northern and central parts. The blister beetle species damaging crops like potatoes, and beets could sting if disturbed
Powder post beetles, mainly comprising woodboring beetle species, are even included in the list of infamous pests, primarily found in different regions of Central Florida.
Large Beetles: Ox Beetle
Small Beetles: Rice Weevil, Little Leaf Notcher Beetle, Drugstore Beetle
Common Beetles: Ox Beetle, Rice Weevil, Drugstore Beetle, Margined Blister Beetle, Striped Blister Beetle
Here is the list of beetles found in Florida arranged in order of the family they belong to.