Getting run over by a car is not a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle. The diabolical ironclad beetle, in addition to having one of the coolest names in the animal kingdom, boasts one of the toughest natural exoskeletons. The beetle is so tough it can survive getting run over by a car. Sun TV. Meet the diabolical ironclad beetle (pretty boss name, if you ask us). CBS reports that researchers believe learning more about the beetle could improve the durability of products like cars. It can withstand forces 39,000 times its body weight. The diabolical ironclad beetle has a shell so tough it can be survive being run over by a car. Right: X-ray tomography revealed microscopic structures that join the exoskeletal sections together and enable the beetle, about 2 cm long, to withstand compression of up to 39,000 times its body weight. The diabolical ironclad beetle is found in the forests of North America's Pacific coast. Cars can’t crush the diabolical ironclad beetle, 2020’s latest horror Josh K. Elliott. Meet the diabolical ironclad beetle which can survive being run over by. PHOENIX SUNS NBA DRAFT 2016 - Breaking News Today USA. The diabolical ironclad beetle can’t fly. In any case, the diabolical ironclad beetle, Phloeodes diabolicus 1 is very well-armored. 1 day ago. And, imho, any beetle that looks like it’s encased in cast iron also looks pretty friggin’ diabolical. Irvine, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 – With one of the more awe-inspiring names in the animal kingdom, the diabolical ironclad beetle is one formidable insect.Birds, lizards and rodents frequently try to make a meal of it but seldom succeed. The diabolical ironclad beetle has a specialized exoskeleton that allows it to withstand pressures up to 39,000 times its own body weight. The diabolical ironclad beetle is an insect that lives up to its name. — When most animals get in the way of a car, things unfortunately don’t go well for them.A study finds there’s at least one bug that can be run over and keeps on walking: the diabolical ironclad beetle. Many would-be predators don’t stand a chance of cracking one of these beetles open. The 'diabolical ironclad beetle' can withstand enormous crushing force more than 39,000 times its own body weight, enough to survive being run over by a car. Equipped with super-tough body armour, the insect can survive being stamped on or even run over by a car. PARIS, FRANCE -- Looking like it was forged in apocalyptic fires, the diabolical ironclad beetle has a formidable reputation for being able to withstand being stabbed or run over by a car. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Meet the diabolical ironclad beetle which can survive being run. The beetle can withstand being run over by a car. How the beetle survives could inspire the development of new materials with the same herculean toughness, engineers show in a paper published Wednesday (Oct. 21) in Nature . Ironclad diabolical beetles have a puzzling ability to withstand the pressure of being run over by a car without getting squished. The aptly named diabolical ironclad beetle (Phloeodes diabolicus) has an exoskeleton so strong, it can survive being pecked by birds and even run over by cars. Reportly, you can step on it and it will just get up and walk away. Flash News TV. The diabolical ironclad beetle is one tough critter, as its name might suggest. Phloeodes diabolicus is basically nature’s jawbreaker. The diabolical ironclad beetle is like a tiny tank on six legs. Getting run over by a car is not a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle. Found in the U.S. southwest, the diabolical ironclad beetle likes to hide under rocks and squeeze behind tree bark. 0:52. The beetle’s shell may inspire advances in high-strength materials. It has lost the ability to fly, so its super-strong exoskeleton is evolution's compensation. Run over it with a car, and the critter lives on. Scientists say its exoskeleton contains about 10 percent more protein by weight than that of a flying beetle. The diabolical ironclad beetle is so tough, in fact, that if you run one over with a car, it just walks away. This insect’s rugged exoskeleton is so tough that the beetle can survive getting run over by cars. Researchers say this beetle is so tough its shell is now giving engineers inspiration on how to make stronger materials to build machinery with. 3:04. This ‘diabolical’ beetle can survive being run over by a car By Hannah Sparks. ... “The diabolical ironclad beetle has strategies to circumvent these limitations,” Restrepo said. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions, revealed the secret to the diabolical ironclad beetle’s near indestructible nature in a scientific paper published in Nature on October 21.The beetle’s “crush-resistant” exoskeleton, specifically its elytra, allow it to withstand up to 39,000 times its body weight, the University said. The diabolical ironclad beetle can survive being run over by a car in some cases. This ‘diabolical’ beetle can survive being run over by a car. How it survives could lead to materials with the same toughness. Getting run over by a car isn't a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle. Researchers studied the aptly named diabolical ironclad beetle -- Phloeodes diabolicus -- to understand the secret behind its strength. This diabolical ironclad super-beetle can survive being run over by a car — and help with engineering problems By Amy Woodyatt, CNN | Posted - Oct. 23, 2020 at 11:33 a.m. The diabolical ironclad beetle is far from the only bug with an exoskeleton, though, so scientists have long wondered what makes its armor so much more resilient than others. Left: The diabolical ironclad beetle lives up to its name, with an armor-like exoskeleton that’s extremely crush resistant. Now, a team led by researchers from University of California, Irvine, and Purdue University may have cracked the case — with the help of a Toyota Camry and a 3D printer. Flash News TV. But why? The diabolical ironclad beetle is like a tiny tank on six legs. Can’t crush this: Diabolical ironclad beetle’s armour gives clues to tougher planes It’s a beetle that can withstand bird pecks, animal stomps and even being rolled over by a Toyota Camry. 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