Latin Name: Phileurus truncatus (Palisot de Beauvois, 1806)
English Name: Triceratops Beetle
Distribution: USA (southwester to southeastern states)
Known Hosts: hardwoods.
Etymology: The species name truncatus is derived from a Latin word for a truncate.
Comment: Adult beetles attracted to lights. It is one of two species of Genus Phileurus occurring in the United States, and are abundant.
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