Elephant Beetle

Accession number EDU2013.1.664
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Material Information

Title:
Elephant Beetle
Physical Description:
Artifact
Donor:
Palumbo, Luke ( donor )

Notes

General Note:
Order: Coleoptera. Family: Scarabaeidae. Species: Megasoma elephas. Size: 7–12 cm. Distribution: Elephant Beetles are located in southern Texas, southern Mexico, Central America, South American rainforests, and in parts of Australia. Diet: Herbivore. Tree sap and ripened fallen fruits such as pineapples. They also eat longan, lychee fruit, and bark from certain trees like the poinciana.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
Panama Canal Museum Collection at the University of Florida
Rights Management:
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Resource Identifier:
accession number - EDU2013.1.664
System ID:
AA00016806:00001