Elephant beetle - Megasoma elephas
Species: Megasoma elephas
Frame size: 29 x 23 x 6 cm/11.5 x 9 x 2 inches.
Pest-proofed with silicone.
Display: Wall mounting or self standing.
An impressively big species of beetle native to Central and South America. Like other rhino beetles, this species spends most of its life as a larva (grub) and then it metamorphosises into its relatively short-lived adult form.
A Megasoma elephas specimen in a premium open grain wooden frame. The scientific and common names are printed on acid free card and the frame is sealed with silicone to keep the specimens safe from hungry museum beetles and other such pests.
Care & Maintenance
Keep out of direct sunlight and high humidity. You can wipe the frames clean with a dry cloth but be careful; they are delicate!
Note: these are natural products. Each individual specimen is unique but not damaged unless explicitly mentioned.
U.K.: First class.
International: Royal Mail - International Tracked & Signed.