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Blackish brown in color.  Found on its back on the top step to a deck, apparently flipped while trying to reach the ground. - Xyloryctes jamaicensis

Blackish brown in color. Found on its back on the top step to a deck, apparently flipped while trying to reach the ground. - Xyloryctes jamaicensis
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
September 22, 2009
Size: +/-1.25"

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ABSOLUTELY!!! - Common Rhino Beetle (FEMALE)
ABSOLUTELY!!! - Common Rhino Beetle, Xyloryctes jamaicensis (FEMALE)

Refer here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/3310/bgimage

Not an expert...
but it looks like a rhinocerous beetle, but I can't say for sure.

 
Not an expert...
I'm not an expert either, but I thought rhinocerous beetles had a "horn". This one didn't. Are there hornless stages?

 
females don't have horns...
in many genera of that group, neither do the males
here's what i think you've got: -- but wait for an expert to confirm
her male should look like this:

 
females don't have horns...
The picture of the female sure looks like the one I got. I almost asked if different sexes were hornless. Thanks.