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Betsy Bug Also known as: Betsy beetle, bess beetle, bess bug, Eastern Bess Beetle, patent-leather beetle, Jerusalem beetle, singing beetle

Odontotaenius disjunctus


Betsy bugs are about an inch-and-a-half long, shiny black, and have many long grooves on their outer wings. They have a small horn between their eyes, and clubbed antennae.


Deciduous forests with rotting, fallen logs.


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Joey Howard
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Joey Howard

Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2013
Submitted on Nov 2, 2013

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