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⨂ Larvae - Helmet Flower Beetle, (Peperonota harringtoni)

⨂ Larvae - Helmet Flower Beetle, (Peperonota harringtoni)

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Common name - Helmet Flower Beetle
Scientific name - Peperonota harringtoni

The listing is for 1x beetle larva, of a RARE species of Shining Leaf Chafer (Rutelinae) that is being offered for sale for the first time ever in the UK. The males of this species are very unusual and are infamous for possessing a long, protruding horn on the back of their thorax. 

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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.
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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