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Big Beetles - Xyloryctes jamaicensis

Big Beetles - Xyloryctes jamaicensis
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 24, 2011

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Xyloryctes jamaicensis
Female rinocerous beetles - Xyloryctes jamaicensis. Males have an impressive horn where the tubercle is that you see in the lateral view. They are harmless and fun to handle. Try holding one in your fist and you will see how strong their legs are at digging!

 
Thanks! Oh I see I had found
Thanks! Oh I see I had found a male once-years ago.

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