genus: Megalorrhina   Westwood 1847
species: harrisi   Westwood 1847
origin: Kenya, Tanzania
origin2: Uganda, Kibale Forrest
wild imago size: females 35-40mm, males 40-45mm
sexual dimorphism: male with "Y" shape horn on clypeus
note: attractive flower beetle as well as A.passerini build their cells on the top of substrate layer. Cocoons have special plastic consistency. Life cycle takes 7-8 months. For successful breeding you should better take eggs out and rather keep them separately as imago most likely eat them.

Megalorrhina harrisi

Megalorrhina harrisi (wild female from Uganda)

Megalorrhina harrisi (captive bred male, Uganda)
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