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Male Feather-horned Beetle

Rhipicera femorata

Description:

There were many male beetles in the swamp land, but I couldn't find a female. Some literature indicates that the ratio of males to females varies from 5:1 to 8:1.

Habitat:

Swamp land.

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18 Comments

Dave Koch
Dave Koch 6 years ago

Stunning shots, well done!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 6 years ago

amazing congratulations

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 6 years ago

Congratulations Kerry!!!

pamsai
pamsai 6 years ago

Wow!!

rams4d
rams4d 6 years ago

Congrats !!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Such a beautiful series of an impressive beetle. Congratulations!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

OMG Talk about good reception. Brilliant! A much-deserved SOTD, Kerry. Congrats.

kerry.vaneeden
kerry.vaneeden 6 years ago

Thanks for giving me the SoTD & thanks to everyone for the comments.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Congratulations Kerry. Well deserved.

CharliePrice
CharliePrice 6 years ago

Congrats on your SOTD...thats one awesome beetle , great pictures.

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Congrats Kerry! This beautifully feathered beetle has been chosen as Spotting of the Day! Welcome to the community, congratulations on earning your very first SoTD, and here's to many, many more wonderful wildlife encounters!

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Wonderful!

Awesome creature Kerry,a alien :-)
very cool series,congrats and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 6 years ago

Astonishing! Beautiful shots Kerry.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Great spotting Kerry..

Very nice series Kerry!

misako
misako 6 years ago

very cool beetle!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

What a classic. Beautiful shots.

kerry.vaneeden
Spotted by
kerry.vaneeden

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Apr 12, 2014
Submitted on Nov 23, 2014

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