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Horned Passalus

Odontotaenius disjunctus


Large, black, shiny beetle with "deeply striated elytra". Orangish hair on legs and under edges of protonum. Curved horn on middle of head. This species of beetle cares for their young!


Rockwood Park, Richmond, Virginia. Temperate forest, found under the bark of a rotting tree.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Apr 17, 2014
Submitted on May 8, 2014

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