Superb taxidermy Atlas beetle - Chalcosoma atlas - Entomology

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Perfectly preserved and incased in lovely wooden and glass frame, perfect additon for a collection or as a one off ready to be hung on the wall.

Size: Frame 13cm x15cm ( 5'x6')

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ORIGIN   Indonesia

Chalcosoma atlas, like other beetles of the genus remarkable for its size, that can reach a length of about 25–60 millimetres (0.98–2.36 in) in the females. As common in some Scarabaeidae, the males are larger than the females, reaching a length of about 60–130 millimetres (2.4–5.1 in). The males have specialised horns on the head and thorax that they use to fight with each other to gain mating rights with females.