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Rainbow scarab

Phanaeus vindex

Description:

My son is on alert for new species we haven't witnessed before! What a find! The males have the horns and this is awesome Rainbow scarab or dung beetle is absolutely gorgeous. We've seen a couple around our mulched porch. The first one I've ever seen!



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5 Comments

Jeannette
Jeannette a year ago

Lovely spotting :)

Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

Congratulations to you and your son!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili a year ago

Cool colors!

Fantastic beetle!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri a year ago

Wonderful spotting,

Ohio, USA

Lat: 41.67, Long: -81.25

Spotted on Apr 26, 2012
Submitted on May 26, 2012

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