Larvae - Hercules Rhino Beetle, (Dynastes hercules)

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Common name - Hercules Rhino Beetle
Scientific name - Dynastes hercules hercules

The listing is for 1x, larva of the largest beetle species in the world, where the current world record specimen has been measured at just over 180mm.

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from Guadeloupe Island in the Caribbean.

This particular subspecies grows the longest and heaviest out of all the Hercules Beetle subspecies that exist.

The adult beetles feed on a variety of fruits such as banana, apple, pear, peach and watermelon. The larvae feed on decaying wood and leaf litter.

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