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Snake's venom and its effects.

   Stephanorrhina adelpha


Flower Beetle (Smaragdesthes africana oertzeni) Family- , Tribe- .

They originate from Kenya. They take 69- 70 days to hatch from cacoons. I keep the adult beetles on Eco Earth, which is much cleaner then the one that is made for their maggots and does not attract fruit flys. Then when the eggs are laid, i incubate them in the soil that they can eat when the eggs hatch.

Females: get

Males: get

Diet: Larva; Oak, Chestnut and Birch. Beetles; Apples, Bananas, etc. especially soft sugary foods.

Beetle larva in cocoon. You can see how it already starting to grow wings.


Feeding time.

Male positioning him self for mating.



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