ID That Beetle

Spiderface

Arachnoknight
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I think it is a scarab of some kind but I got nuthin! Does it have a short horn on it's head?
 

cacoseraph

ArachnoGod
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that thing is crazy!

how big are the beetles? do you know how long egg to grave is? er... do they lay eggs?

i'm interested to hear more about that crazy thing :)
 

lucanidae

Arachnoprince
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Definitley family Scarabaidae, looks like the group that is often called June Beetles.
 

ArachnoCrazy

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There is no horn at all on either sex. The grub in the pic hatched from an egg around Fall of last year. Some times they can have a purple tinge to their elytra.
 
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