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Dynastes tityus (Eastern hercules beetle)

Synonyms: Dynastes tityus corniger; Scarabaeus marianus; Scarabaeus pennsylvanicus

Wikipedia Abstract

Dynastes tityus, the eastern Hercules beetle, is a species of rhinoceros beetle that lives in the Eastern United States. The adult's elytra are green, gray or tan, with black markings, and the whole animal, including the male's horns, may reach 60 mm (2.4 in) in length. The grubs feed on decaying wood from various trees.
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Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Zoologick√° a botanick√° zahrada Plzen

Distribution

Nearctic (Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, Indiana); Nearctic(Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, Indiana);

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1Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
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