Large Megasoma elephas

$299.99

Very large The Elephant beetle (Megasoma elephas) is a member of the family Scarabaeidae and the subfamily Dynastinae. They are covered with a coat of fine hairs. These grow particularly thick on the beetle’s elytra. The hairs give the beetle’s body a yellowish color. Rare and one of the worlds largest beetles.

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Species: Megasoma elephas male

Common Name: Elephant Beetle
Native Origin: Tanzania
Frame Size: 10″ tall  x  8″ wide
Frame Color: black
Wood Frame: Handmade Sealed Shadowbox Display. In an effort to be environmentally conscious and go green, we have taken the step to include some reclaimed wood in the making of some of our frames. Some of the wood shows distressed areas which do not impact the structure or integrity of the frame. We like to think it brings character and uniqueness to the piece.
Glass: 99% UV Blocking Museum Grade Conservation Glass to Prevent Insect Fading.
Background: The Latin and common names are printed underneath the specimen matted and mounted on a white background.
Materials: Archival & Acid Free materials. Picture Hanger Included.
Description: Very large & Rare The Elephant beetle (Megasoma elephas) is a member of the family Scarabaeidae and the subfamily Dynastinae. They are covered with a coat of fine hairs. These grow particularly thick on the beetle’s elytra. The hairs give the beetle’s body a yellowish color. Rare and one of the worlds largest beetles.

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

The framed specimen in the photo is the actual one you will receive!

Free and Fast Shipping!

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