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Photo#68611
Dung Beetle - - Canthon pilularius

Dung Beetle - - Canthon pilularius
South Georgia, Ware County, Georgia, USA
August 4, 2006
Size: 10-12 mm.
Image taken at the edge of an isolated cotton field.

Canthon
You're right, a dung beetle, and the genus seems to be Canthon. Terrific color! Did it seem all green at the time, or was it blackish that sort of reflexed green in certain lights? Nice find.

 
It seems to stay the same sha
It seems to stay the same shade of green in light or shadow. I was surprised when the camera captured it so well. Thanks Steven for your time.

 
Canthon pilularius
this coloration is quite common in the south

 
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