To my surprise I found a small Rhinoceros Beetle on my porch. Its a male, with the classic horn and it has an odd projection coming out of its rear end, could be the feathery ends of wings, they extend 5-6mm from the end. The insect is 2cm long. Black all over. It apparently died when we pressure washed our house. I know the family is Dynastinae but I can find no references to NW genera. Any ideas? Rob Sandelin South Snohomish County at the headwaters of Ricci Creek Sky Valley Environments <http://www.nonprofitpages.com/nica/SVE.htm> Field skills training for student naturalists Floriferous@msn.com
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