Wooden frame with rhino beetle (Oryctes Nasicornis)

35,00

Unique wooden black frame containing a rhino beetle (Oryctes Nasicornis). The frame is completely air-sealed and is 18 x 18cm. It is also 99% UV blocking for a the preserve of the specimen.

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Description

The European rhinoceros beetle (Oryctes nasicornis) is a large flying beetle belonging to the subfamily Dynastinae.

Oryctes nasicornis reach a length of 20–40 millimetres (0.79–1.57 in), with a maximum of 47 millimetres (1.9 in). It is one of the largest beetles found in Europe. Elytra are reddish brown with a glazed appearance, while head and pronotum are slightly darker. The underside of the body and the legs are covered with long red hair. It is a sexually dimorphic species. The male’s head is topped by a long curved horn (hence its common name), while the females have no horns.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 18 × 18 × 3 cm