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A beetle of the genus Golofa, I don't know which one.

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Art4 4 years ago

Daughter is currently, Jan. 2017, in Equador for a gap year trip (10 weeks) spotted similar beetle. Profile looks identical though there are coloration differences. Would be cool if we could link a picture to your spotting. Her spotting was near Otavalo and found during a community garden building event. I'm new to this site and will add a spotting for her.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Wow 10cm is huge! Ecuador has amazing wildlife. I hope we can ID this one.

GustavoMorejon 8 years ago

It got an umbrella shaped pronotal horn. Very big, by the way, almost 10 cm long.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Very nice Gustavo. Setae on horns!?

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Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Spotted on Apr 24, 2013
Submitted on Apr 24, 2013

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