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Photo#333944
Unidentified Beetle - Xyloryctes thestalus

Unidentified Beetle - Xyloryctes thestalus
Sedona, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
September 7, 2009
Found on deck next to Oak Creek

Moved
Moved from Rhinoceros Beetle.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Scarab
This is a "rhinoceros beetle," Oryctes jamaicensis, and a male (females lack the horn). Not uncommon throughout much of Arizona.

 
Thanks very much Eric. I'm fr
Thanks very much Eric. I'm from the UK so I don't easily recognise many of your common species.

Dave