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Photo#163764
Dung Beetle - Onitis alexis - male

Dung Beetle - Onitis alexis - Male
Ramona, San Diego County, California, USA
October 16, 2006
Size: 15 mm
I believe that this is an Onitis alexis male, based on the presence of the curved hooks on the hind femora. Identified with "Introduction to California Beetles" by Evans and Hogue. Found at gas station at bright lights in Eastern end of Ramona, an agricultural town.

Moved
Moved from Dung Beetles.

no doubt
deliberately introduced - good

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