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Phanaeus Imperator - frontal Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113116_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=YSuCCGOJKg9b9DFwY8B9ljHtK6w%3D" width="200" height="164" alt="Phanaeus Imperator Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator - pose"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113117_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=0H%2B1NYytvfiz60GmFK8JeMJlDnU%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Phanaeus Imperator - pose Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator - lateral"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113118_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=BYyfNKfxUvn4oY1BfDnvhKSqU%2Fg%3D" width="200" height="170" alt="Phanaeus Imperator - lateral Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113119_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=ze0xTxr%2FdM8wFO6Lggterzsyae0%3D" width="200" height="186" alt="Phanaeus Imperator Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator - frontal"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113120_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=e57fQL3VODN0%2BcrsTZhX8JxVtac%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Phanaeus Imperator - frontal Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Extreme Macro Portraits,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html" title="Phanaeus Imperator - lateral 2"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/113121_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1627516810&Signature=Iblodzc0R64M6gDLR5qxmRfAjHc%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Phanaeus Imperator - lateral 2 Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Phanaeus Imperator" /></a></figure> Extreme Macro,Extreme Macro Portraits,Phanaeus Imperator Click/tap to enlarge

Phanaeus Imperator - frontal

Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.

Phanaeus Imperator Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator

Phanaeus Imperator - pose Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator

Phanaeus Imperator - lateral Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator

Phanaeus Imperator Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Phanaeus Imperator

Phanaeus Imperator - frontal Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Extreme Macro Portraits,Phanaeus Imperator

Phanaeus Imperator - lateral 2 Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Extreme Macro,Phanaeus Imperator

    comments (3)

  1. Wow, so this is the same end as shown here:
    Phanaeus Imperator Specimen. A colorful and very shiny dung beetle originally from Argentina. This is the female. The male has a massive horn on its head. I have the male specimen too, but still need to process it. Note the big difference in color perceptions depending on the angle of the light hitting it.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113116/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113117/phanaeus_imperator_-_pose.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113118/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113119/phanaeus_imperator.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113120/phanaeus_imperator_-_frontal.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/113121/phanaeus_imperator_-_lateral_2.html Macro,Phanaeus Imperator
    Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yep :) Posted 2 months ago
      1. That's wild! Posted 2 months ago

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Phanaeus Imperator is a dung beetle in the Phanaeus genus.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Apr 17, 2021. Captured Apr 17, 2021 19:46.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/2.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO400
  • 50mm