Rhinoceros Beetle - Sinodendron cylindricum
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Classification Order: Coleoptera Long Horns Family: Cerambycidae
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Length . 15 to 18 mm.
Phenology May - october
Identification beetles get their name from the pointed projection on the front of the head of the males which gives them a rhinoceros-like appearance. The female rhinoceros beetle just has a small bump. The shiny body of the rhinoceros beetle is black with a blue-green sheen.
Life Cycle They feed on tree sap. The larvae feed on rotting wood - especially Beech.