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Eastern Hercules Beetle female

Dynastes tityus

Description:

The females of this species have no horns but are still quite large in size (giant by beetle standards). Her color was a pale yellow with spots on the elytra. Underside is reddish brown. Found deceased. This species is reported to be the heaviest in North America!

Habitat:

Suburban.


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ForestDragon
Spotted by
ForestDragon

Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.51, Long: -77.65

Spotted on Jul 14, 2016
Submitted on Jan 26, 2019

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