Alex Wild Photography
Strategus sp.

Strategus sp.

Male (right) and female ox beetles showing the dimorphism between sexes. Males use their impressive horns to fight each other over access to females.

Arizona, USA

Megischus bicolor

Megischus bicolor

Silhouetted against the dusk sky, a parasitic wasp lays her egg in the dead trunk of a redbud tree. Her target is probably wood-boring beetles. Urbana, Illinois, USA.

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