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Atlas Beetle (Chalcosoma atlas)

Houston Museum of Natural Science

Houston Museum of Natural Science

This spectacular beetle is a native of the rainforests of Southeast Asia. Only males are equipped with three large impressive horns, which they use to battle each other for the honor of a female. The grubs, or larvae, feed on decaying logs, while the adults prefer rotting fruit or sap.

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  • Title: Atlas Beetle (Chalcosoma atlas)

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