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⨂ ADULTS - Hercules Rhino Beetle, (Dynastes lichyi)

⨂ ADULTS - Hercules Rhino Beetle, (Dynastes lichyi)

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Common name - Hercules Rhinoceros Beetle
Scientific name - Dynastes hercules lichyi

The listing is for 1x, adult beetle, 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 Colombia in South America.

This is a different subspecies of the normally available Hercules Rhinoceros Beetle, which is more uncommonly kept in the UK. While almost reaching the same size, the wings are much lighter in colour than the normal Hercules and has fewer brown spots.

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.

Beetle Larvae Care Sheet:

UK - Royal Mail Standard (NO live arrival guarantee)
UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery (live arrival guarantee)

*Orders are despatched collectively once a week every Monday. The cut-off time is Sunday 6pm (British Time), and any orders placed after the cut-off will scheduled for despatch the following Monday.*

Orders are shipped at the buyer's own risk.
For the full T&Cs, please click on the link HERE.

*Disclaimer: These insects are non-poisonous and pose no harm when treated with gentle care, aligning with our commitment to the welfare of all living beings.*

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