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AZ Beetle
Location: South west U.S.
September 2, 2011 1:27 pm
Could you, would you please identify this beetle for us?
Thanks,
Jim.
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Female Western Hercules Beetle

Hi Jim,
This is a female Hercules Beetle, and considering your location, it is most likely a Western Hercules Beetle,
Dynastes grantii.  All of the sightings on BugGuide that are listed on the data page are from Arizona.  Males of the species have exaggerated horns.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Arizona

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