Latin Name: Phileurus valgus (Olivier, 1789)
Distribution: USA (central-southern, eastern states)
Known Hosts: hardwoods.
Etymology: The species name valgus is derived from a Latin word, valgus, meaning bow-legged.
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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