Species: Megasoma elephas , Megasoma acteon
Common Name: Elephant Beetles
Origin: Costa Rica Guyana
Frame size: 6 1/2″ x 14″
Frame Color: Black
Wood Frame: Finest Handmade Museum Quality Sealed Shadowbox Display.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: Insect Name & Origin Printed on Old World Style Parchment Backing.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description: Central/South American rhinoceros beetle commonly known as the Elephant Beetle. One of the largest beetles in the world both measuring 90+mm body size not including legs. This unique set features 2 species of elephant beetles in a fighting standoff. Truly an amazing set!
One beetle has a shiny smooth black shell while the other beetle has a unique velvet like brown hair. Both have huge and large imposing horns.