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Take off!!

Rhipicera sp

 

Fred was able to get a photo of one of the male beetles flying off. They lift their elytra and open their wings which are rather impressive!

 

The male beetle uses his antennae to locate a female beetle emitting pheromones, indicating she is ready for mating.

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Uploaded on May 2, 2012