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Passalid Beetle

Description:

A medium-sized Bess Beetle on the washroom floor. Black exoskeleton with orange hairs at it's sides. Has a small wide "deformed" forehead with tiny horns which is typical of this species. About 25.5 mm in length. Under bright flash, it appears to be dark maroon.

Habitat:

Found in the hostel washroom of Bombalai Jungle Lodge, Tawau Hills Park, Sabah.

Notes:

>>>Map accuracy: 10m diameter. I woke up early for nocturnal insects left behind from last night.

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2 Comments

mambadger
mambadger 6 years ago

That is a betsybug

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Very flexible. Amazing how similar these look worldwide.

ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Jun 19, 2014

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