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XYLORYCTES JAMAICENSIS

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EASTERN RHINOCEROS BEETLE

 

SPECIES : XYLORYCTES JAMAICENSIS

 

SIZE : [ 25 - 35 mm ]

 

XYLORYCTES JAMAICENSIS, THE EASTERN RHINOCEROS BEETLE IS A RARE AND ELUSIVE SCARAB WHICH IS KNOWN TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH WHITE ASH TREES ( FRAXINUS AMERICANA). DUE TO WIDESPREAD HABITAT LOSS AND THE DISSAPEARANCE OF THEIR HOST TREE, OUR CAPTIVE BREEDING PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY THE LARGEST CONSERVATION EFFORT TO PRESERVE THIS SPECIES IN CANADA. IN CAPTIVITY, ADULTS CAN LIVE OVER 1 YEAR, AND FEED ON WATERMELON AND APPLE. LARVAE CAN BE FED A MIXTURE OF ROTTEN LEAVES AND SOFT DECAYING HARDWOOD. 

XYLORYCTES JAMAICENSIS

C$150.00Price
  • ☆ CANADA WIDE SHIPPING 

    ☆ LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEED

    ☆ RETURNS NOT ACCEPTED

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