Megasoma elephas

Larvae L2 short after skinning.

Larvae L2 

Larvae L3, weight 119,4 Gramm

L3 Larve weight 119,4 Gramm

Female puppae laying on the ground; weight 57,1 gr.

Megasoma elephas, male, hatched 20.05.2004. 

It tooks nearly 2 years from egg to the adult beetle.

length 10,8 cm.

The larvae had been taken from Venezuela.


Megasoma elephas, male, catched in  Carabobo/Venezuela,