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Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle in Resin

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  • Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle in Resin

Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle in Resin

Scientific Name:
Allomyrina dichotoma
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The Science

This species of Rhinoceros Beetle is native to Japan, where its name - kabutomushi - translates to "insect wearing samurai helmet". The males of this species, as shown here, are graced with an enormous forked horn, which they use to upend other males during mating season. Despite their relatively short lifespan (they only live about four months in their adult form), they are one of the most popular pets in Japan.

The Story

Our Japanese Rhinoceros Beetles in Resin are the perfect gift for the aspiring entomologist in your life! Preserved in crystal-clear acrylic, they can be observed from all angles and are extremely durable. Would look great on a shelf or as an awesome paperweight!

SKU:                                       AP-RE0061
Dimensions:                      1.625"W x 4.375"H x 1.125"D
Scientific Name:             Allomyrina dichotoma
Origin:                                  China
Shipping Restrictions: International wildlife export fees apply

Customers with shipping addresses outside of the US will be charged an additional $168.00 for US Fish & Wildlife Services processing fees. Please allow up to 60 days for your order to be processed. Read our full international wildlife shipping policy here.


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  1. pretty great

    Posted by brittney ward on Jun 13th 2018

    only reason i gave this four stars is because there is no mention of size or dimensions in the details or descriptions.

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