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Eastern Hercules Beetle, male

Dynastes tityus


Very large beetle. Mostly green and black.


Found on front of garage. Partial shade.

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Eastern Hercules Beetle - male
Dynastes tityus Species Dynastes tityus - Eastern Hercules Beetle - BugGuide.Net

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ForestDragon 9 years ago

I have never seen a live one in person. I would love to some day. What a great find! Glad I could help.

acarr301 9 years ago

Thanks!! I've never seen it, and it's so big. Really thought it was neat!

ForestDragon 9 years ago

This beetle also is commonly called Unicorn Beetle and Rhinoceros Beetle. They are very neat!

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Tennessee, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2012
Submitted on May 31, 2012

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