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Rhinoceros beetle

Dynastinae spp.

Description:

Approximately 30mm long with a typical slight indentation on the front of the thorax.

Habitat:

Exploring the granite shields in a large national park.

Notes:

One of the scarab group. These are difficult to identify to species without microscopy or the spectacular horns of the male
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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1 Comment

Single D
Single D a year ago

I use to see these beetles often, once, but not so much these days.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Halls Gap, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 13, 2019
Submitted on Jun 13, 2021

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