Royal goliath beetle

Description
This is one of the largest beetles in the world. They fly amongst the trees feeding on sap and nectar. Like all flower scarabs, they build a soil cocoon in which to develop into adults. This male was collected by Dr R V Solly in West Africa.
Accession Loan No.
17/1948/44
Simple Name
insect: beetle
Full Name
SCARABAEIDAE: Goliathus cf. regius Klug, 1835: Royal Goliath beetle
Collector / Excavator
Solly, R V, Dr (from the collection of)
Common Name
royal goliath beetle
Family
SCARABAEIDAE
Genus
Goliathus
Species
regius
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Collection Class
Arthropods
Collection Contintent
Africa
Collection Area Region
West Africa
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:40
Updated At
2019-02-08 10:51:10

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