Beetles in Vermont

Vermont has several ladybird species, of which the Asian ladybird, invasive to the state, is the commonest and most sighted here. The state even has several tiger beetle species. Some of the significant ones are the medium to large-sized six spotted tiger beetle and the big sand beetle. Another invasive beetle discovered in Vermont in 2018 is the emerald ash borer, mainly causing damage to ash trees. The smaller found in food items and fabric.

Beetles in Vermont (VT)

Largest Beetles: Asian Long-horned Beetle, Asian Ladybird Beetle, Big Sand Tiger Beetle

Smallest Beetles: Varied Carpet Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Common Beetles: Asian Lady Beetle,Varied Carpet Beetle

Ladybird Beetles 

  • Asian Lady Beetle (Harmonia axyridis)
  • Hieroglyphic Lady Beetle (Coccinella hieroglyphica)
  • Mountain Lady Beetle (Coccinella monticola)
  • Octavia Lady Beetle (Hyperaspis octavia)
  • Hudsonian Lady Beetle (Mulsantina hudsonica)
  • Eye-spotted Lady Beetle (Anatis mali)
  • Twice-stabbed Ladybug (Chilocorus stigma)
  • Spotted Pink Ladybeetle (Coleomegilla maculata)
  • Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle (Propylea quatuordecimpunctata)
  • Seven-spot Ladybird Beetle (Coccinella septempunctata)
  • Adonis Ladybird Beetle (Hippodamia variegata)
  • Polished Lady Beetle (Cycloneda munda)

Skin Beetles

  • Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci)

Jewel Beetles

  • Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (Agrilus planipennis)

Longhorn Beetles

Ground Beetles

  • Puritan Tiger Beetle (Cicindela puritana)
  • Cobblestone Tiger Beetle (Cicindela marginipennis)
  • Punctured Tiger Beetle (Cicindela punctulata)
  • Eastern Red-bellied Tiger Beetle (Cicindelidia rufiventris)
  • Boreal Long-lipped Tiger Beetle (Cicindela longilabris)
  • Appalachian Tiger Beetle (Cicindela ancocisconensis)
  • Northern Barrens Tiger Beetle (Cicindela patruela)
  • Six-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela sexguttata)
  • Hairy-necked Tiger Beetle (Cicindela hirticollis)
  • Purple Tiger Beetle (Cicindela purpurea)
  • Common Claybank Tiger Beetle (Cicindela limbalis)
  • Bronzed Tiger Beetle (Cicindela repanda)
  • Festive Tiger Beetle (Cicindela scutellaris)
  • Twelve-spotted Tiger Beetle (Cicindela duodecimguttata)
  • Oblique-lined Tiger Beetle (Cicindela tranquebarica)
  • Big Sand Tiger Beetle (Cicindela formosa)