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unknown beetle - Onthophagus taurus

unknown beetle - Onthophagus taurus
Fair Oaks, Sacramento County, California, USA
August 20, 2013

A Dung Beetle of some type
I'm not an expert on Dung Beetles. Best to wait for the experts to narrow down the I.D. for you.

Well, that was quick!
Well, that was quick! An expert (Blaine) narrowed it right down to the species and sex for you while I was typing my previous comment!


This is a female, by the way.

Moved from ID Request.

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