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Unknown Spotting ( Beetle )

Description:

I went into the garage, at 7:00 a.m. in the morning, to take the garbage out. As I walked into the garage, I saw a large beetle, resting on the garage floor. I picked this beetle up, and brought it inside my house with me, so I could take some photos of it. This beetle, was a dark, reddish brown color. It's head, thorax, and elytra, was very glossy. This beetle, was one and one fourth of an inch long, and five eighths of an inch wide.

Habitat:

I found this beetle, resting on the garage floor.

Notes:

I saw a large, glossy, dark, reddish brown beetle, resting on the garage floor, during the early morning hours.


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1 Comment

Doren B
Doren B 2 years ago

This is one of the Dung Beetles in the subfamily, Scarabaeinae.

Here is a key that may help you narrow the ID down to a genus:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/41263


maplemoth66
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maplemoth66

Florida, USA

Lat: 27.85, Long: -80.79

Spotted on Feb 13, 2017
Submitted on Feb 13, 2017

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