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Photo#1220722
beetles - Hypebaeus bicolor

beetles - Hypebaeus bicolor
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
May 8, 2016
male/female Hypebaeus? This pair seemed to be sparring with their antennae, then the male would turn and back his hind end to the front of the female where she appeared to nibble at or groom the male. A mating ritual?

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beetles - Hypebaeus bicolor beetles - Hypebaeus bicolor

Moved
Moved from Hypebaeus.

Moved, the male is def. Hypebaeus;
pretty sure this is male and female of the same thing. Nice shot!

Moved from ID Request.

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