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Dung Beetle - Canthon melanus

Dung Beetle - Canthon melanus
San Pedro River, Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 24, 2013
Size: ~6mm
Photographed on sandy flood plain of San Pedro river on the way to the bugguide gathering with Aaron Schusteff.

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Moved, tent. det. W. B. Warner
Nice, a new species for the Guide!

Moved from subgenus Boreocanthon.

Moved
There are a few options in southern Arizona and I don't remember the key features :). Possibly not C. simplex, as that tends to be a Spring species in Arizona but it still cannot be ruled-out (at least not by me...).

Moved from ID Request.

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