Violin Beetle (Mormolyce castelnaudi)

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Mormolyce is a genus of ground beetles in the subfamily Lebiinae. They all possess distinctive violin-shaped elytra and live between layers of bracket fungi.

Latin name: Mormolyce castelnaudi
Approximate length: 7.5cm

Grown Malaysia, this gorgeous specimen is an excellent piece for any collector/photographer.

Excellent specimen and of A1 quality, cleverly packaged to ensure safe arrival.

Photograph size does not indicate the insects’ actual size, and colour may vary slightly due to photographic equipment lighting.

Please note, due to the nature of this item, the specimen which you will receive may differ slightly.

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These species are not protected under any law and are not part of CITES, it is perfectly legal to own this taxidermy specimen.

Sourced in accordance within the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

For your peace of mind: All our specimens are either captive bred or from sustainable sources.
Your purchase helps conserve wildlife habitat for farming insects in third world countries. We do not sell endangered species or species taken from the wild.

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