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⨂ ADULTS - "Black Pearl" Rainbow Stag Beetle, (Phalacrognathus muelleri)

⨂ ADULTS - "Black Pearl" Rainbow Stag Beetle, (Phalacrognathus muelleri)

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Common name - Rainbow Stag Beetle "Black Pearl"
Scientific name - Phalacrognathus muelleri "Black Pearl"

The listing is for 1x adult beetle, of a highly sought after species of Stag Beetle that is famous for their metalic, rainbow colouration as adults. This is a RARE, special bloodline from Japan that is being offered for sale for the first time ever in the UK.

This is an incredibly special bloodline by Japanese pro-breeders that combines highly desired characteristics from three separate pedigrees - firstly for "white eye", secondly for "mirror glaze" (aka. Pikal - mirror-like thorax), and thirdly for a special variation of "amethyst" that incorporates blue, pink, red and green in addition to the purple.

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

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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