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Fork-horned Rhino Beetle

Cyphonistea vallatus

Description:

Shiny black beetle about 26mm long with a long fork tipped horn out front and two forward projections on pronotum which identifies this as a male

Habitat:

attracted to lights subtropical tree/bush savannah with hot erratically wet summers and dry mild winters

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C.Sydes
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C.Sydes

Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 9, 2013
Submitted on Mar 5, 2013

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