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Minotaur Beetle

A nocturnal burying beetle occasionally encountered by day in areas with sandy soils.


Common Name Minotaur Beetle
Scientific Name Typhaeus typhoeus
Species Group Scarab Beetles and Burying beetles
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Scarab Beetles and Burying beetles