English Name: Savage Stag Beetles Scientific Name: Prosopocoilus savagei
Origin: Cameroon, Uganda, Congo, and Ethiopia
Size: 20-50mm (1-2") Rarity Level: ★★ Description: Savage Stag Beetle occurs in Cameroon, Uganda, Congo, and Ethiopia, and your insects is from West Region of Cameroon. Savage Stag Beetles is in color of orange to brown depending where they are found with a black stripe runs down from its head to the bottom of the thorax narrowing as it goes along. Males armed with large mandibles while not in females. They are voracious eaters taking about an year to reach the pupal stage, and takes about FOUR MONTHS to pupate. This is considerably long time for stag beetles to take as in prepupal stage spent in pupal cell. Adults then live for about 8 months in captivity, and probably shorter in the wild. They feed on ripen fruits and tree sap.
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