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LARVAE: Purple Rainbow stag beetle (Phalacrognathus muelleri)

LARVAE: Purple Rainbow stag beetle (Phalacrognathus muelleri)

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This item will provide you with 1x Purple Phalacrognathus muelleri lava.

Phalacrognathus muelleri is a stag beetle species that originates from Australia. They are famously known for their distinctive rainbow-colored elytra. Adult males possess large, curved mandibles, which serve as weapons during combat with rival males. In contrast, the smaller mandibles of the female beetles enable them to burrow into decaying trees for egg-laying purposes. The adults have a long life span and can live up to 2 years depending on the husbandry, which makes them an excellent pet for hobbyists. 

Primarily feeds on rotten hardwood or flake soil.

Beetle larvae go through 3 different larval phases: L1, L2, and L3. After the L3 stage, the larva pupates to turn into an adult beetle!

Difficulty level: Beginner



Shipping Info:

To ensure the safe arrival of adult beetles or larvae, packages are shipped with either a heat pack or cold pack, depending on the prevailing weather conditions in the receiving area. However, if the weather conditions are extreme, excessively cold or hot, the shipment will be withheld until the weather becomes favorable.

Larvae are shipped with adequate substrate that should last for approximately one week. It is advisable to have an adequate supply of substrate ready before their arrival.

Packages are usually sent out on Mondays-Wednesdays. 

Two shipping options are available: Standard(USPS Priority) and Express(UPS Overnight). For Live Arrival Guarantee(LAG), you MUST choose the Express shipping option.

More information on LAG and shipping here

For further inquiries and concerns, please contact us.

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