Gold Metallic Scarab Taxidermy Beetle (Chrysina resplendens) Insect (RARE)
This entomology preserved insect is the gorgeous Chrysina resplendens, or golden beetle, which originates from Costa Rica. An awe-inspiring and beautiful species, it is sure to make an eye-catching addition to any collector's display case. The carapace of this special beetle is a brilliant metallic golden hue, shining brightly like a ray of sunshine. Its stunning coloration and impressive size makes it one of the most sought-after species among hobbyists who are passionate about collecting entomology specimens.
The Chrysina resplendens resides mainly in tropical rain forests in Central and South America. Its diet consists mostly of plant sap, nectar, and other soft fruits. When threatened or stressed by predators, its natural defense mechanism is to curl up into a ball in order to protect itself from harm.
This specimen was collected with great care in order to ensure its preservation and is ready for your personal collection.
Latin name: Chrysina resplendens
Approximate length: 25mm
Grown in the heart of Costa Rica, 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.