Close-up of a drawer of Coleoptera in the Auckland Museum.
British scientist J. B. S Haldane, when asked what could be inferred about the work of the Creator from a study of His works, is reported to have replied;
"An inordinate fondness for beetles."
For, if a single example of every plant and animal species on this Earth were placed in a row, every 5th one would be a beetle. If success is measured by numbers, beetles rule!