Chalcosoma caucasus

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Caucasus beetle
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Dynastinae
Genus: Chalcosoma
Species: C. caucasus
Binomial name
Chalcosoma caucasus

Chalcosoma caucasus (Caucasus beetle) is a species of beetle in the Scarabaeidae family. It is one of Asia's largest beetles, since the fighting spirit is also strong and Hercules Beetle of South America sequence often with beetle called the world's most powerful.

Because of the possibility, of capture throughout the year is cheaper in outside Insects flowing in Japan country of origin is also nearby, relatively to Japan. It is one of the exotic beetle in circulation in the country and most sequence Atlas Beetle variants for that. It is possible to see him, which is also sold in home centers in the pet shop except for this.


Inhabit, such as Sumatra, Java, Malay Peninsula, Indochina subalpine zone—between alpine. Distribution of large individual to focus on high altitude in particular. Some as "Caucasus" in name, but not inhabit the Caucasus region. (The Caucasus, derived from means "snow" and "Crow cassis" in Greek language, named after the gloss on the wings on the Caucasus Beetle ancient Scythian language thing.)


Sumatra Caucasus Malay Caucasus Java Caucasus

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