(Spread) Huge Atlas Beetle Chalcosoma chiron
The Atlas beetle is a very large species of beetle in the family Scarabaeidae, found in Southeast Asia. Males have three prominent curved horns on the head that they use to fight each other to gain mating rights with females.
The species is named for Atlas, the giant of Greek mythology who supported the skies.
Latin name: Chalcosoma chiron
Approximate wingspan length: 16cm
Approximate length: 13cm
Grown in the heart of Indonesia, 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.