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Onthophagus gazella
Gazelle Scarab, Arizona

At my current rate of once-a-week Beetle Blogging, I’ll need 10,000 years to cover every living species.

Wish me luck.

photo details: Beetle attracted to UV light
Canon MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens on a Canon 20D
f/13, 1/250 sec, ISO 100
flash diffused through tracing paper
levels adjusted in Photoshop; slight lateral crop