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ADULTS - Mars Rhino Beetle, (Megasoma mars)

ADULTS - Mars Rhino Beetle, (Megasoma mars)

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Size of Adult

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Common name - Mars Rhinoceros Beetle
Scientific name - Megasoma mars

The listing is for 1x adult beetle, of a rhinoceros beetle species that holds the world record for being the second heaviest insect in the world. This particular species of Megasoma is characterised by their unusual metallic sheen all over their body.

These are CAPTIVE BRED, with this stock originating from Peru.

Species in the Megasoma genus are one of the largest group of rhino beetles, and the larvae of this particular species holds the world record for insect weight at up to 230g, which is almost equivalent to 10 Roborovski hamsters.

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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