A black Eurasian dung beetle with three horns on the thorax, living in sandy areas.
- Typhaeus typhoeus, family Geotrupidae.
- Unlike other heathland beetles, such as the dor and minotaur beetles, the tiger beetle is fast.
- As his subject, Palmer turned to Typhoeus typhoeus, commonly known as the minotaur beetle.
- The minotaur beetle is a spectacular dung beetle of heaths, moorlands and mountains, especially in the north and west of the British Isles.
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