rhinoceros beetle

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any of various large chiefly tropical beetles having horns on the head

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According to a Doy-an news agency report, the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs will fine anyone who catches the beetle between TL 1,000 and TL 38,000 "If people in Turkey continue to collect them, the rhinoceros beetles may become extinct.
Some of the most important groups of the hundreds of insect species that have been used as human food include: Grasshoppers, Rhinoceros beetles, Caterpillars, Termites, Bees, Wasps, and Broods (larvae and pupae) as well as winged ants, cicadas and a variety of aquatic insects, which insects have a high population in the tropics [3].
It's a similar story with fruit flies and rhinoceros beetle programs.
Turns out that the rhinoceros beetle can do a whole lot more.
This study was conducted by the Guam Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle Eradication Project with funds from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the USDA Forest Service, and the Government of Guam.
AMASYA (CyHAN)- A highly rare beetle specie, rhinoceros beetle (oryctes nasicornis) which is known as the strongest beetle specie in the world, was found in the central province of Amasya on Saturday.
Coconut development board proposes to empanel suppliers of agricultural inputs sun hemp green manure seeds, urea, single super phosphate, muriate of potash, magnesium sulphate, borax, pheromone traps for red palm weevil, rhinoceros beetle,azadirachtin, hexaconazole, vegetable seeds for the integrated farming programme in karnataka for a period of two years ie; 2015-16 and 2016-17.
There are other pests that plague our coconut trees, like the mealybug and rhinoceros beetle, but all of them are under control.
That's the case for the horns of the rhinoceros beetle Trypoxylus dichotomus.
I picked up something called a rhinoceros beetle which was the size of a duck egg
It is home to a variety of unusual wildlife, including herons, green woodpeckers, wild garlic and the rhinoceros beetle.
The rhinoceros beetle, Strategus aloeus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera: Searabaeidae) is a pest in oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacquin; Areeales: Areeaeeae) plantations in the Americas.
4 million for supporting response to the recently detected coconut rhinoceros beetle infestation in Hawaii.
A RHINOCEROS beetle can support up to 850 times its own weight on its back.