Megasoma elephas

Elephant Beetle with Wings Spread In Box Frame

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A huge Elephant Beetle with its wings spread in a handmade wooden box frame mounted on high-quality acid-free conservation board. The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen.


These beetles have fine microscopic hairs that grow very thick on the beetles elytra. The hairs make the beetle look greeny-yellowish. The males have a large horn on the head, used for defence and competing with other males.


Latin Name: Megasoma elephas

Quality: A1

Gender: Male

Distribution: Megasoma elephas can be found in Central America

Prepared: By our very own entomologists.

Frame: Wooden box frame with glass window and hanging clips - handmade in our workshop.

Frame Size: 10 x 8 Inch Deep

Please Be Aware: The specimen that you will receive may differ in size, shape or colour very slightly since you are purchasing a natural product.

Where do we source our insect specimens? All of our specimens are purchased from conservation farming projects. Please visit our ethics pages in the menu for details on the type of projects we work with.

This would be a beautiful addition to your home or office.

Approx Length (cm): 8
Gender: Male
Frame Size (Inches): 10 x 8 Deep
Specimen Colour: Brown
Distribution: Central America
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