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Photo#87195
Canthon imitator

Canthon imitator
Rancho La Lomitas, Starr County, Texas, USA
October 21, 2006
Size: 14 mm
A mass on a cow pie in an open field. Size estimated.
The species is presumably Canthon imitator, according to Mike Quinn, see Texas Entomology, which has a photo of the same group.

This photograph was taken during a field trip as part of the 2006 Texas Butterfly Festival in Mission, Texas. (Photo taken at the Rancho La Lomitas preserve. Many thanks to the Trevinos for their hospitality.)

Great shot!
Up here in New Hampshire the cowpie dung beetles are pretty puny.

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