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Types of Beetle Antennae


 Filiform

Thread-like

 Capitate

Knobbed

 Clavate

Clubbed

 Moniliform

Beadlike

 Serrate

Saw-toothed

 Serrate

Saw-toothed

Lamellate

Leaf-like or

Plate-like

 Lamellate

Leaf-like or

Plate-like

 Pectinate

Comb-like
Biflabellate

Fan-shaped
on both sides

Flabellate and biflabellate antennae, beetles

 Geniculate

Elbowed

Beetles Glossary Page