A beautiful and rare beetle.
Look: matte green with yellow/cream patterning
Imago: male and female look different as males have a fork shaped straight horn. both have radiant blue wings underneath the elytrae.
size 40 – 60 mm
Natural habitat : Cameroon
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: 10 – 14 months depending on temperature.