Giant Scoliid Wasp in Box Frame (Megascolia procer)
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Giant Scoliid Wasp (XL) in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and region name is printed underneath the specimen.
The Giant Scoliid Wasp is a solitary was in the family of Scoliidae, which make up a collection of 560 wasps worldwide, they tend to be black and often marked with yellow or orange colouring and can measure 2 - 3 inches in length.
This species is a parasitoid of the Atlas beetle, meaning it becomes a host for the wasp's larvae - which eventually leads to the beetle's death. Its sting also has a paralytic effect.
Latin Name: Megascolia procer
Distribution: Megascolia Procer can be found in Java & Indonesia.
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.
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Frame Size (Inches): 6 x 6
Specimen Colour: Black
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