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Amaurodea passerinii rufotibalis

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Scaraboeidae
Amaurodes


Amaurodea passerinii rufotibalis is a subspecies of Amauterodes passerinii (Orange spotted fruit-chafer)

Morphology[]

The males are generally smaller than females and can grow at an average length of 35-50 mm whereas Females have been recorded to reach lengths of upto 55 mm. Males have a large curves Y shaped horn used for Battling against Rival mates or used for defending the territory against potential predators or intruders. Their bodies have a black coloration (True coloration) followed by a tesselation of Tawny-orange colored blotches surrounding the beetle's elytron.

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