09-11-11

Chalcosoma atlas vs. C. caucasus

Here's a brief comparison of Chalcosoma atlas against C. caucasus. C. moellenkampi can be distinguished very well from the 2 other species!

C. atlas 91 mm showing the absence of the "tooth" on the cephalic horn:

C. atlas 92 91 mm arrow.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. caucasus 118 mm showing the presence of the "tooth" on the cephalic horn:

C. caucasus 118 mm arrow.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Both species:

C. caucasus vs. C. atlas.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C. moellenkampi showing a strong morphologic difference against C. atlas and C. caucasus (the thoracic horns are "raised" forward):

C. moellenkampi.jpg

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