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⨂ Larvae - Obsidian Stag Beetle, (Mesotopus tarandus)

⨂ Larvae - Obsidian Stag Beetle, (Mesotopus tarandus)

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Common name - Obsidian Stag Beetle
Scientific name - Mesotopus tarandus

The listing is for 1x beetle larva, of a RARE species of stag beetle which is the largest stag beetle species in Africa. This species is infamous for their unique black, mirrored body colour which is does not exist in any other insect species.

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

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

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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