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Bess Beetle or Patent-leather Beetle

Passalidae sp.

Description:

This beetle was seen along the path around the rim of the Mombacho volcano. It was approx 1.5 inches long.

Habitat:

Mombacho Volcanio national Park, Nicaragua Altitude 1344 m / 4,409 ft

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6 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks foresDragon...

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks Larry, interesting information about beetles...

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

Nice find! Congrats!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 5 years ago

Great spotting Pam! Your spotting has been chosen as 'fact of the day' on the PN Worldwide Facebook page! Congrats!!!!

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

thanks bayucca, that will do nicely...

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Passalidae, Bess Beetle or Patent Leather Beetle. Sorry cannot get closer, too many around.

pamsai
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pamsai

Granada, Granada, Nicaragua

Spotted on Jun 12, 2015
Submitted on Jul 16, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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