Elephant beetle

Description
This specimen is male and was collected in Panama. Elephant beetles are actually a type of rhinoceros beetle, named for their trunk and tusk-like head projections.
Accession Loan No.
17/1999/3
Simple Name
insect: beetle: pinned
Full Name
COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE: Megasoma elephas Fbr.
Collection Country
Panama
Common Name
elephant beetle
Family
SCARABAEIDAE
Genus
Megasoma
Species
elephas
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Contintent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Collection Area Region
Central America
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:39
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:39

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