Gallery description : rhinoceros beetle pictures

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

Facts about hercules beetles
NameHercules Beetle
OrderColeoptera
Scientific NameDynastes hercules
Size (L)4cm - 17cm (1.5in - 6.7in)
Main PreyDecaying wood, fruit, leaves
Number of Species13
Skin TypeShell
Conservation StatusThreatened
PhylumArthropoda
DietOmnivore
HabitatTropical rainforest
Average Litter Size100
ColourBlack, brown, green, blue, white, yellow
KingdomAnimalia
GenusDynastes
FamilyScarabaeidae
ClassInsecta
PredatorsBats, rats, birds
Common NameHercules beetle
Distinctive FeaturesHard, armoured shell and horn-like pincers
Image Details
Description Rhinoceros beetle pictures. Rhinoceros Beetle ( Dynastes hercules ) male . South America.
Width 1319 pixels
Heigh 850 pixels
File type JPG
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