Darwin's beetle in Box Frame (Chiasognathus grantii)

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A beautiful Darwin's beetle in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

Chiasognathus grantii is a species of stag beetle. It is known as Darwin's beetle, Grant's stag beetle, or the Chilean stag beetle. The male's over-sized jaws are critical in its objective to secure a mate. It climbs trees, often climbing many meters, searching for a female. As it climbs and searches for females, it also seeks out other males in the vicinity

It can reach 6 - 8 centimetres (2.6 - 3.4 in).

 

Latin Name: Chiasognathus grantii.

Quality: A1 What does this mean?

Sex: Male.

Distribution: Chiasognathus grantii can be found in Argentina and Chile.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 6 x 6 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.

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