Beetle Sternocera Aequisignata (Jewel Beetle) Wing Scales A+ 350 pieces in top condition
The female lays eggs only in the ground at the base of the host plants.
Each female is able to lay 5-12 eggs, which take 2 months to hatch.
The hatched larva has five stages.
Phase 1 to 4, the beetles remain in the soil for 3-4 months where they feed on the roots of the adult host plants.
In the 5th stage, the beetle can be found above ground, until it returns underground to pupate.
Adult beetles have a short lifespan of 1-3 weeks, although the entire life cycle lasts up to two years.
The Sternocera Aequisignata leaves in large numbers, its wing shields can be processed for many purposes such as jewellery and art works.
Please see photos for further details; these are part of the description.
This item will be very carefully packed and shipped.
Please note that import costs are sometimes charged on arrival for countries not affiliated to the European Union.
- Collezione di Large Jewel Beetle Wing Scales A +
- Nome scientifico
- Sternocera aequisignata
- N° di oggetti
- Pertinenza CITES
- non-CITES species
- 30×10×2 mm
- 300 g