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Beetles - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
madsa's ID: Beetles (Order Coleoptera)
Posted by madsa over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Leaf Beetles - Photo (c) Brad Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
madsa's ID: Leaf Beetles (Family Chrysomelidae)
Posted by madsa over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hercules Beetles - Photo (c) Jason Meredith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
screws's ID: Hercules Beetles (Genus Dynastes)
Posted by screws over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hercules Beetles - Photo (c) Jason Meredith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
madsa's ID: Hercules Beetles (Genus Dynastes)
Posted by madsa over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Hyllus Beetle - Photo (c) User:Sarefo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jaykeller's ID: Hyllus Beetle (Dynastes hyllus)
Posted by jaykeller 11 months ago (Flag)
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I believe this is D. hyllus as opposed to the only other possibility from that area, D. hercules septentrionalis. D. hyllus will average smaller, though there would be overlap in females. If it were a male, it would be far more certain, but I cannot locate too many females of D. h. septentrionalis in photos, nor in "The Beetles of the World". I can say that your specimen appears to be spot-on for a female D. hyllus.

Posted by jaykeller 11 months ago (Flag)
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Hyllus Beetle - Photo (c) User:Sarefo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
madsa's ID: Hyllus Beetle (Dynastes hyllus)
Posted by madsa 11 months ago (Flag)
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Hyllus Beetle - Photo (c) User:Sarefo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
madsa's ID: Hyllus Beetle (Dynastes hyllus)
Hyllus Beetle - Photo (c) User:Sarefo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
Community ID: Hyllus Beetle (Dynastes hyllus)
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Hercules Beetles - Photo (c) Jason Meredith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
screws's ID: Hercules Beetles (Genus Dynastes)
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