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Horned passalus

Odontotaenius disjunctus

Description:

Glossy black about 1 inch long 1/2 inch wide

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Aaron_G
Aaron_G 12 years ago


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3 Comments

BillCavender
BillCavender 12 years ago

Thanks for the info, good eye forestdragon. Love all my bugs, especially when most are beautiful + beneficial

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 12 years ago

And it has some passengers on its head! Phoretic (using the beetle for transportation) mites. Think big beetle bus! :)

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 12 years ago

Also known as: Bess Beetle, Bessbug, Betsy Beetle, Betsybug, Patent Leather Beetle, or Peg Beetle. (whew!)

BillCavender
Spotted by
BillCavender

Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

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