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Heterorrhina sexmaculata

 3,50

Larvae of H.sexmaculata – A medium sized mesmerising beetle with a few challenges. Sturdy build, does not lose legs quickly. Not suitable for beginners, yet not super difficult either.

Please read full description for info and rearing recommendations

Description

Look: electric green body with 6 black dots

Imago: male and female look identical and can only be identified via the dent in the abdomen. size 20 – 30 mm

Natural habitat : Malaysia

These larvae were captive bred in Belgium

Food for the imago: ripe fruit, beetle jelly

temp/hygro: 20°C – 30 °C / 70%-90%

Food for the larva: oak and beech peat / regular household vegetable compost mixed with rotting oak and beech leaves / white rotten wood from beech or oak is also accepted

Communal or individual rearing: communal

cycle completion: 8 to 10 months depending on temperature.

Best to provide some sandy compost for the building of the cocoon as they will not pupate in a leafy substrate.The beetles remain dormant for another month or more while still in cocoon.

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