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PHELLOPSIS OBCORDATA - EASTERN IRONCLAD BEETLE

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EASTERN IRONCLAD BEETLE

 

SPECIES : PHELLOPSIS OBCORDATA

 

SIZE : [ 10 - 15 mm ] 

 

PHELLOPSIS OBCORDATA, COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE EASTERN IRONCLAD BEETLE, IS A REMARKABLE, LONG LIVED AND COMMUNAL DARKLING BEETLE KNOWN TO LIVE UP TO 2 YEARS IN CAPTIVITY. ADULTS ARE KNOWN TO FEIGN DEATH, ARE FLIGHTLESS, AND COMMUNAL. THEIR DIET AND BREEDING REQUIREMENTS CONSIST OF VARIOUS SPECIES OF SHELF FUNGI INCLUDING GANODERMA APPLANATUM, GANNODERMA TSUGAE, FOMITOPSIS SP AND FOMES FOMENTARIUS. IN CAPTIVITY THEY WILL ACCEPT DOG FOOD IN ADDITION TO FRUIT. SHELF FUNGI ARE AVAILABLE SEASONALLY IN OUR SUPPLIES BOUTIQUE. 

 

PHELLOPSIS OBCORDATA - EASTERN IRONCLAD BEETLE

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