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Bess Beetle (Passalidae)

Odontotaenius disjunctus

Description:

Black beetle (or ant?) app. 4 cm long, with huge fangs.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Bess Beetle (Passalidae)
Odontotaenius disjunctus Family Passalidae - Bess Beetles - BugGuide.Net
ground beetle
Scarites sp.


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2 Comments

MichaelGeiser
MichaelGeiser 7 years ago

Passalids never have such large mandibles, and differently shaped antennae. Also, Odontotaenius disjunctus is a North American species, not found in Indonesia.

Tabris Tabarsi
Tabris Tabarsi 7 years ago

Thank you Dilan Chathuranga

Tabris Tabarsi
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Tabris Tabarsi

Sumatera Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 8, 2014
Submitted on Apr 15, 2014

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