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Devils Coach Horse Beetle

Observed: 16th April 2013 By: Psmyth21Psmyth21’s reputation in Invertebrates

longish beetle found under a rock on the forest floor. Raised its tail a bit like a scorpion would when I disturbed it. Possibly a devils coach horse beetle?

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Latin name

Hi Pete, looking at the size and the jaws I think you might be right. You need to add a Latin name though to complete your ID. Just enter "Devil's Coach Horse" and then press "get recommended" for the Latin name.

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thanks Chris, tried adding the Latin name at the time but nothing came up in the field!? will try again.
Thanks again