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Larvae - Hooded Stag Beetle, (Homoderus mellyi)

Larvae - Hooded Stag Beetle, (Homoderus mellyi)

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Common name - Hooded Stag Beetle
Scientific name - Homoderus mellyi

The listing is for 1x beetle larva, of an orange coloured stag beetle species that are well known for their extraordinarily shaped thorax, which overhangs and forms a hood over their mouthparts.

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from Cameroon.

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

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.
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*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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