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Tribe Dynastini

Found in Sterling, Virginia August 2005 - What is it? - Dynastes tityus - female Huge Beetle - Dynastes tityus - female Dynastes tityus (Linnaeus) - Dynastes tityus - male Beetle - Dynastes tityus Scarab Beetle larvae - Dynastes tityus mutant Dynastes tityus - Dynastes tityus - male Dynastes tityus - male Dynastes Tityus (Female) - Dynastes tityus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Dynastini
Numbers
Two genera; Dynastes [2 species] and Megasoma [3 species]