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Oryctes rhinocerus

Oryctes rhinocerus
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Copyright: Geoffrey Summers (summers) (705)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2017-07-21
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D7000, Tokina AF 100mm F/2.8 AT-X PRO D Macro
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2017-07-21 5:28
Viewed: 878
Points: 4
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Coconut rhinoceros beetle. A great pest of palm trees here. Some have larger horns than this one which flew into the house last night. For more info see:

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2017-07-21 14:19]

HI Geoffrey,nice macro of this big beetle,good sharpness and colors,a very big one from Mauritius and not often seen on TN. Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hello Geoffrey,
Beautiful picture. Like POV and DOF. Good details and colour. Looks strong guy ;-)
Thanks for sharing,

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