|Long-horned Locust Borer Beetle (a yellowjacket mimic) on Goldenrod|
|Chafer Beetles on Maple-leaf Viburnum|
|Margined Leatherwing Soldier Beetles mating while pollinating Dogbane|
|Click Beetles inside a Sessile Trillium flower|
So beetles may not be the most obvious pollinators, or even the prettiest or best, but they are vital for the pollination of many of our plants. They may even have ulterior motives for visiting flowers, to eat the pollen or sex, but they are important, if under appreciated none the less.