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Hercules beetle

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noun

a large Neotropical rhinoceros beetle, Dynastes hercules.

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Origin of Hercules beetle

First recorded in 1830–40

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hercules beetle

noun

a very large tropical American scarabaeid beetle, Dynastes hercules: the male has two large anterior curved horns
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