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Female or Male P. truncatus

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Phileurus is a rarely collected beetle in the United States. Photos on bugguide suggest that males have horns like this:




However, the specimen I caught a few weeks ago in Arizona has very lobed horns (see attached, below).


Can anybody describe the sexes of these beetles?


Thank you in advance!



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