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Richard's Inverts

Larvae - Hercules Rhino Beetle, (Dynastes reidi)

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

The listing is for 1x beetle larva, of the largest beetle in the world.

This is a special, rarely-kept subspecies of the iconic Hercules Rhino Beetle. This subspecies reaches the smallest adult size out of the 9 different subspecies, meaning that less space and substrate is required to raise this particular subspecies of the Hercules Beetle. This makes these a suitable entry-species for beginners wanting to delve into rearing giant beetles.

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from Martinique Island, North America.

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:

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