Xylotrupes ulysses

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Xylotrupes ulysses
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Dynastinae
Genus: Xylotrupes
Species: X. ulysses
Binomial name
Xylotrupes ulysses
Guérin-Méneville, 1830[1]

Xylotrupes ulysses, common names "elephant beetle", "coconut palm beetle",[2] "common rhinoceros beetle" or simply "rhinoceros beetle"[3][4] is a species of rhinoceros beetle native to Australia.


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  1. ^ "Xylotrupes ulysses". 2008-08-24. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  2. ^ "Elephant beetle". Pest and Disease Image Library. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Xylotrupes ulysses ssp. australicus Thomson". www.ento.csiro.au/aicn/system/c_1040.htm CSIRO. 2004-11-11. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  4. ^ "Queensland Museum Learning" (PDF). Retrieved 2009-02-15. 

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