Subject: large beetle on porch
Location: carthage, tn
July 11, 2013 9:08 pm
Kids found this beetle, I know nothing about beetles but the sheer size grabbed my Attention! We live in Carthage, TN, on the river. It has recently rained a lot, never seen a bug line this one.
Signature: thank you in advance, jen shelton

Female Eastern Hercules Beetle

Female Eastern Hercules Beetle

Hi Jen,
This is a female Eastern Hercules Beetle,
Dynastes tityusMale Eastern Hercules Beetles, with their impressive horns, are even larger.

Location: Carthage, Tennessee

One Response to Female Eastern Hercules Beetle

  1. Shannon C says:

    Found a female today in Brentwood, TN. She was already dead, but was quite beautiful!

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