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Earth burrowing beetle - Strategus splendens

Earth burrowing beetle - Strategus splendens
Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County, North Carolina, USA
May 16, 2007
Size: just less than 1" long
This ground dweller in sandy soil has a rather tiny head, smooth & shiny back, and a small horn behind the head. Picture #1 of 2.

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