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Rhinoceros beetle

Oryctes nasicornis

Description:

This insect is popped out from under the ground (perhaps after a larval stage?). These pictures were taken in July. It's around 4/5 cm, dark brown, with 6 legs. I don't know if it can fly.



1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002
stho002 5 years ago
Rhinoceros beetle
Oryctes nasicornis


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1 Comment

valentinezza
valentinezza 5 years ago

thank you stho002! :)

stho002
stho002 5 years ago

Female

valentinezza
Spotted by
valentinezza

Sant'Olcese, LIG, Italy

Lat: 44.49, Long: 8.97

Spotted on Aug 8, 2013
Submitted on Aug 8, 2013

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