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A Dung Beetle

Oxysternon palaemon

Description:

20mm in length.

Habitat:

Attracted to lights UNASP, Engenheiro Coelho Campus, Sao Paulo.

Notes:

Male.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Scarabid Beetle
Oxysternon palaemon Oxysternon palaemon - Information on Oxysternon palaemon


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8 Comments

JeffCrocombe
JeffCrocombe 8 years ago

Thanks again Bayucca.

LennyWorthington
LennyWorthington 8 years ago

Excellent.Thanks for sharing

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Great find and pictures!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Beautiful! I love metallic insects. :)

Carol Milne
Carol Milne 8 years ago

P.S. Dim was a rhinoceros beetle

Carol Milne
Carol Milne 8 years ago

Reminds me of Dim from Pixar's Bug's Life. Cool!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

So beautiful!

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 8 years ago

possibly the family Bolboceratidae or a dung beetle

JeffCrocombe
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JeffCrocombe

Engenheiro Coelho, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 8, 2013
Submitted on Feb 8, 2013

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