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Beetle (Heteronychus species) unidentified

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Dynastinae
Genus: Heteronychus

Heteronychus is a genus of beetles. Heteronychus are part of the family of Dynastidae (rhinoceros beetles).

An unidentified species of a flying Heteronychus beetle photographed New Plymouth March.