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Very large Indian Beetle

Observed: 5th November 2012 By: pajodorpajodor’s reputation in Invertebratespajodor’s reputation in Invertebratespajodor’s reputation in Invertebratespajodor’s reputation in Invertebrates
India Nov 2012 802
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Description:

Large beetle perhaps 50 mm in length found wandering outside hotel challet. A guide said he thought it was a dung beetle but he didn't seem confident.
Second photo added which may help identification

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Yes this is a member of a

Yes this is a member of a Genus within the family Scarabaeidae.

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Thanks for the suggestions. I

Thanks for the suggestions. I have added the other photo I took showing side view if this helps !!