Huge Atlas Beetle in Box Frame
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Eco-friendly gift boxes, made from 100% recycled cardboard. Each frame is packed individually & wrapped in tissue paper.
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A massive Atlas Beetle in a handmade deep wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.
Chalcosoma is a genus of Southeast Asian rhinoceros beetles. The Atlas Beetle belongs to the Scarabaeidae family. Chalcosoma chiron, like other beetles of the genus Chalcosoma is remarkable for its size and one of Asia's largest beetles. It can reach a length of about 90-120 millimetres (3.5-4.7 in). The males have enormous, curved horns on the head and thorax that they use to fight with each other to gain mating rights with females.
Latin Name: Chalcosoma chiron.
Distribution: Chalcosoma chiron can be found in most regions of Asia.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: Deep 9 x 7 Inch.
Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.
Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.
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