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Big shiny beetle with curved horns - Phileurus truncatus

Big shiny beetle with curved horns - Phileurus truncatus
Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
September 28, 2011
Size: over 2 inches long
Found in the laundry room - he probably came in the back door after the dogs pushed it open.

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Big shiny beetle with curved horns - Phileurus truncatus Shiny black beetle with horns - Phileurus truncatus

male Phileurus truncatus, i think; nice pix, Helen -- thanks
Moved from ID Request.

 
I found one of these once. Yo
I found one of these once. You are in spartanburg aswell? Awesome!

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