23-08-12

Chalcosoma caucasus breeding report 2 - hatchings!

Here are the first two hatched males of the Chalcosoma caucasus breeding. Noteworthy for this species is the very long prepupal stage (at least more than 2 months; strangely, the larvae do not seem to lose that much weight during this phase).

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Male 1 is around 95 mm big (for a wieght of 80 g).

 

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Male 2 however is a very nice 100 mm big (for a larval weight of 91 g). Not too bad as breeding results!!!

 

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Male 3 just hatched very recently. With 88 mm and a very similar form, he might be considered as the twin brother of Male 1.

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