A prehistoric looking Trilobite Beetle in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.
Platerodrilus is a genus of beetles of the family Lycidae. The females stay in the larval form and are about 40-80 mm in length. They have a flat dark body with large scales over the head, resembling trilobites, hence the informal names Trilobite beetle, "Sumatran Trilobite larva" or Trilobite larva.
Latin Name: Duliticola hoiseni
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Distribution: Duliticola hoiseni can be found in Sumatra.
Prepared: By our very own entomologists.
Frame: Handmade in our workshop.
Frame Size: 5 x 5 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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