Red Form Jewel Scarab Beetle in Box Frame (Plusiotis adelaida)


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A stunning rare Plusiotis adelaida in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

First documented in 1840, the Plusiotis adelaida is one of the most unique looking beetles in the world. It's green elytra is patterned with red / orange stripes. These beetles are found in most areas of Central America and survive on certain fungus and bacteria found in these parts of the world.

These beetles are in threat of diminishing numbers due to logging for palm oil and other plantations. Our conservation farms help the population of these beautiful beetles.

Latin Name: Plusiotis adelaida

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Plusiotis adelaida can be found in most regions of Central America.

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.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Length (cm) 2
Gender Male
Frame Size (Inches) 5 x 5
Specimen Colour Red,Green
Distribution America

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