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smaller dung beetle - Onthophagus pennsylvanicus

smaller dung beetle - Onthophagus pennsylvanicus
Medford, (~15 miles east of Philadelphia, PA) Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
May 5, 2007
Size: ~4mm
better photo of pronotum showing seta, punctures, and their spacing. This is my first attempt at stitching photos using HeliconFocus for better depth of field. Five were used in this case, but a few more should be no problem and would get the legs in better focus.

Using key from Downie and Arnett I now believe this is Onthophagus pennsylvanicus. Corrections welcome

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Moved
Moved from Scarab Beetles.

agreed
Very dirty - normally I'd expect this to be quite shiny.

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