Now I have a, big one tattooed on my left forearm because it reminds me of what first sparked my love of insects. Great to see them getting some praise here, as they tend to get a lot of flack from most people.
Thank you for your entries. Found this beetle in our yard in Frisco, TX. I live in central oklahoma, and have my whole life. As a child i used to collect these beetles. I found your article after just finding one in my back yard and finally deciding to figure out what they were. My dad told my way back then that it was a chinese beetle of some kind. Thanks for the info. Come to the suburbs of central Oklahoma sometime.
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Theyre everywhere out here. Seen one of these today. I have lived in Kansas over 50 years and have not ever seen one of these beatles. I live in the North Central part of Kansas. Interesting to find out what it is, but yet a little scary too. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.
It seems therefore that a taste for collecting beetles is some indication of future success in life! I feel like an old war-horse at the sound of a trumpet when I read about the capture of rare beetles. The Creator, if He exists, must have an inordinate fondness for beetles. Ted C. MacRae is an agricultural research entomologist with "an inordinate fondness for beetles. Visit me also at these other sites:.
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