Xylotrupes ulysses clinias. Like other members of its...

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SpeciesXylotrupes ulysses clinias
LocalitySouth Sulawesi, Indonesia
DescriptionLike other members of its genus, the males of this rhinoceros beetle exhibit variation in horn size with some individuals having very long horns (as shown here) and others with very short horns. This extreme dimorphism is controlled by an environmentally influenced genetic switch. 
Keywordsbeetle | coleoptera | fauna | horned | insect | male | rhinoceros | scarabaeidae

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