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Bug in Northern Australia

Observed: 17th November 2008 By: leehamilton96leehamilton96’s reputation in Invertebratesleehamilton96’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

About 7 inches in length and found in far north queensland and when i tried to pick it up it let out a very load hiss. would love to know what this is?

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That is one huge beetle! Its

That is one huge beetle! Its got to be one that some local entomologist will know.Try posting a link to this observation (its the URL at the top of your browser window: http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/164300 )to the Natural History Museum beetle forum at http://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/community/identification/bug-forum/beetles

And when you've got a name let us know.

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)