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Tumblebug (dung beetle)

Canthon chalcites


Black dung beetle with a slender eye slits when examined from the dorsal view. Long hind legs and texture of the pronotum and elytra appear smooth until examined inter a microscope.


Found in a pitfall baited with human dung. Pitfall was set up in a wooded area.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Very nice one great series :)
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Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2012
Submitted on Aug 4, 2012

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