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Sonoran Desert Arthropods
Eleodes armatus (Pinacate beetle)

 

 

 Eleodes armatus

(Pinacate beetle)
Habitat: Black beetles commonly found in sand dunes of SW Arizona and NW Sonora. Defense is to spray bad smelling liquid.

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Coleoptera
Genus Eleodes
species armatus
variety Beetle

 

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