English Name: Longiceps Flower Beetles Scientific Name: Taurhina longiceps Kolbe, 1892
Origin: Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Tanzania Size: 20mm (0.8") Rarity Level: ★★ Description: Longiceps Flower Beetles occur wide range of African regions, and your insect is from Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon. They have small sized body with small scoop-like horn. Unlike many other beetles with large horns which fights over territory, food, or mates, These small horns are usually being used to scrap off the plant and fruits to feed on plant sap.
Longiceps Flower Beetles can be easily reared and bred, and although they occur widely, they are uncommonly available in African regions.
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