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Auger Beetle

Description:

I'm thinking this is a Bostrichidae, an Auger Beetle, but I can't find one like this one. The closest is a species of Xylobiops, but not the same….. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/752181/bgi...). The antennae are really bizarre. About 5 mm long.

Habitat:

Came to an ultraviolet light. Finca Argovia, Ruta de Cafe, Soconusco area of southern Chiapas, Mexico. About 1 hour northeast of Tapachula.



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1 Comment

thaptor
thaptor 2 years ago

Antennae should have told you (general weevil-type) :-)

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 14.97, Long: -92.22

Spotted on Nov 20, 2015
Submitted on Apr 3, 2016

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