Rainbow Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus vindex
The Rainbow Scarab Beetle (Phanaeus vindex) is a widespread dung beetle found in many areas of the U.S. The first 3 shots on this page were taken at Caddo Lake N. W. R., Harrison Co., Texas, in April, 2010. These shots were taken with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 300mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender and Canon 580 flash.