Rhinoceros Beetle

This magnificent Rhinoceros Beetle (kabuto-mushi) was just lying on its back under a tree – in broad daylight which is unusual. I put it on the tree and it stayed there. Barely alive or stunned?

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Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae
Allomyrina dichotoma
Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle = kabuto-mushi

Location: In orchards and bamboo/pine forest above Yokoyama Village (Google map)

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One Response to Rhinoceros Beetle

  1. cyndi says:

    mmmm very pretty

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