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Hercules beetle (male)

Dynastes tityus

Description:

Male is olive green in color with patterns of brown spots. Males also have a pair of "horns" extending from the from of their heads. They release a foul-smelling odor to discourage predators.

Habitat:

Shady areas with lots of plants

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ChristineRobbins
Spotted by
ChristineRobbins

Gainesville, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2014
Submitted on Jun 28, 2014

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