Huge Atlas Beetle in Glass Dome with Wooden Base (Chalcosoma chiron)

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A massive Atlas Beetle in a handmade wooden dome mounted on clear acrylic rods, creating the illusion that the specimen is floating. Your choice of a brown or black base.

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.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Chalcosoma chiron can be found in most regions of Asia.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Dome Size: 6.75 x 8.75 Inches

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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