Xylotrupes pubescens 2nd instar larvae x1
Xylotrupes pubescens are a rhinoceros beetle, larvae of which are best reared on decayed oak leaves and wood at a ratio of 30:70
Egg to adult: 12-18 months
Adult Life span: 4-6 months
Adult size: males 40-60 mm females 30-40mm
Special thanks to Lukas Dupal for giving us permission to use these pictures!