A very rare and exclusive beetle.
Look: matte yellow with black matter patterning
Imago: male and female look different as males have a horn.
size 40 – 70 mm
Natural habitat : Tanzania
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: individual with some protein supplements as of L2
cycle completion: 9 – 12 months depending on temperature.
Tip: larvae can be kept at varying room temperature, but cocoons should not be stored dry and kept at a constant temperature of 23 to 25 °C