Elephant Beetle in Box Frame (Megasoma elephas)

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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 What does this mean?

Sex: Male

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

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: 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

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