Subject: Madagascar Beetle sp.
Location: Andasibe-Mantadia NP, Madagascar
March 10, 2013 5:22 pm
I wonder if you can help me ID this beetle?! I’ve searched the internet with out any luck. 🙁 I think it was some 3 cm long.
Signature: Kristian

Unknown Scarab

Unknown Scarab

Hi again Kristian,
This is some member of the Scarab Beetle family Scarabidae, but we haven’t had any luck with an actual species identification.

Update:  Thanks to Cesar Crash who identified Pantolia flavomarginata.

Location: Madagascar

3 Responses to Unknown Scarab Beetle from Madagascar: Pantolia flavomarginata

  1. Cesar Crash says:

    I found this similar looking beetle in the genus Anochillia, but it has some textures I don’t see in this one here. Is this guy dead in the image? One peace of his leg is in the floor.

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