Gallery description : picture of rhinoceros beetle

Hercules Beetle (dynastes hercules) is usually 4cm - 17cm (1.5in - 6.7in). Hercules Beetle usually lives in tropical rainforest. It has a shell skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore.

Facts about hercules beetles
NameHercules Beetle
Common NameHercules beetle
PhylumArthropoda
FamilyScarabaeidae
Size (L)4cm - 17cm (1.5in - 6.7in)
GenusDynastes
Scientific NameDynastes hercules
Conservation StatusThreatened
KingdomAnimalia
Distinctive FeaturesHard, armoured shell and horn-like pincers
ClassInsecta
Skin TypeShell
Number of Species13
OrderColeoptera
HabitatTropical rainforest
Average Litter Size100
Main PreyDecaying wood, fruit, leaves
ColourBlack, brown, green, blue, white, yellow
DietOmnivore
PredatorsBats, rats, birds
Image Details
Description Picture of rhinoceros beetle. Description Rhinoceros Beetle Top.JPG
Width 2430 pixels
Heigh 2728 pixels
File type JPG
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