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very large beetle - Dynastes tityus - female

very large beetle - Dynastes tityus - Female
Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
August 10, 2009
Size: 2" long
very large beetle!

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Melanic female unicorn beetle
Please see my comments under your other "large beetle." This looks to be a melanic (dark) form of the eastern hercules beetle, Dynastes tityus. They will also change color to a degree according to humidity. The drier the air or substrate, the lighter they are. The more damp, the darker they get.

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