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blis·ter bee·tle

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  1. blister beetle, meloidnoun

    beetle that produces a secretion that blisters the skin


  1. blister beetle

    A blister beetle is a type of insect belonging to the family Meloidae, characterized by a soft elongated body and antennae. They are named for their defense mechanism of secreting a fluid that can cause skin blisters. There are several species of blister beetles, typically found in gardens, grasslands, or farmlands, and they can vary in size and color. Some species of blister beetles are also known for their destructive behavior towards crops or beneficial insects.


  1. Blister beetle

    Blister beetles are beetles of the family Meloidae, so called for their defensive secretion of a blistering agent, cantharidin. There are approximately 7,500 known species worldwide. Many are conspicuous and some aposematically colored, announcing their toxicity to would-be predators.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blister beetle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blister beetle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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