The 6 Goliath Beetle Species and their facts

The 6 Goliath Beetle Species and their facts

1. Goliathus cacicus Latin name: Goliathus cacicus Where they are found: Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast Size: 50 – 100 millimeters (males), 40 – 70 millimeters (females) Unique feature: Orange thorax, pure white back Diet: Fruit, tree sap What’s unique about the Goliathus cacicus Goliath beetle? You’ll be able to spot a Goliathus cacicus faster than any other Goliath beetle. Not …

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Butterflies and tools

How taxidermy works?

What is taxidermy? In the general sense, taxidermy is considered as a set of mechanical, chemical and biological processes for the long-term conservation of living beings (mammals, birds, fish, insects, spiders, etc.) as a whole body or a specific part of the body. Taxidermy is both an art and a trade. On the one hand, …

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An intro about the Cockchafer (May-bug)

Cockchafer (May-bug) (Melolontha melolontha) Order Beetles Scarab beetles (including the chafers and dung beetles) have characteristic antennae in which the final segments have fan-like extensions. The largest and most conspicuous of the almost 90 species of scarabs found in the British Isles is the Cockchafer (or May-Bug). What do they look like? Adult Cockchafers are …

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