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Found this while cleaning my pond
August 9, 2009
Yesterday (Aug 8) I was cleaning my water lily pond and found this beetle.. The bug is about 3/4 of an inch to an inch long
Frank Scanlan
Coral Springs, FL 33065

Rainbow Scarab

Rainbow Scarab

Hi Frank,
This is a female Rainbow Scarab, Phanaeus vindex, a species of Dung Beetle.  The male has a single curved horn.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
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