Megasoma elephas
Elephant Beetle in Box Frame

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A magnificent Elephant Beetle in a handmade wooden frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.

The Elephant beetle (Megasoma elephas) is a member of the family Scarabaeidae and the subfamily Dynastinae. They are covered with a coat of fine hairs. These grow particularly thick on the beetle's elytra. The hairs give the beetle's body a yellowish color. One of the worlds largest beetles.

Latin Name: Megasoma elephas

Quality: A1

Sex: Male

Distribution: Megasoma elephas can be found in Mexico, Central America, and in South American rainforests.

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 9 x 7 Deep Box Frame

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): 9
Gender: Male
Frame Size (Inches): 9 x 7
Specimen Colour: Brown
Distribution: America
All our frames are made to order, this handmade process means your order will take several days for us to prepare. Our current production time is around 3 to 5 working days but larger specimens can take a few days longer due to the time it takes the specimen to dry. If you are ordering for presents, birthdays, anniversaries and weddings, please order well in advance.

All of our frames are carefully wrapped and boxed before shipping out once they are ready. Items that we advise are in stock still need to be prepared and made for you.

If you are in a rush, frames can be shipped on a quicker delivery service once they are ready. We can ship on an overnight service for example but you will need to email us, so we can advise when your order will be ready.

You will receive an email once your order is dispatched containing a tracking number.

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