Meanwhile, male larvae have a greater appetite and take longer time before their emergence. : Avoid older individuals. - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChAVi9EDFwfOyur82lFTHTw Prosopocoilus giraffa ssp. Newly emerged imagoes need 3-4 months for maturity. keisukei is confined to Flores, Lombok, Sumbawa and Tanahjampea Is., Indonesia. Dull black with blackish anntenae and legs. Repeat this process, if need be. (max. Figure 5.1 Shown in this picture is a 52 mm long female imago that emerged in September 2003. (680 kg), while males grow up to 18 feet (5.5 m) tall and weigh up to 3,000 lbs. Metopodontus savagei-Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale.jpg 3,377 × 1,377; 1.22 MB 7) Prosopocoilus confucius (Vietnam: max. 8) Odontolabis alces (Mindanao Is. were they collected? * Capacity ratio of each, 1), 2) and 3), respectively: 10 to 1 to 1 (unit: liter) The males can grow up to 120mm long. 1) Prosopocoilus giraffa (keisukei of Flores Is. Then, carefully break down the log(s) to see if larvae have already hatched inside. : Check if there is no scar, injury Kay helped me understand quite few things about Lucanidae breeding at that time, something that I am very grateful for. Data related to Giraffe stag beetle at Wikispecies, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Prosopocoilus_giraffa&oldid=991664388, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 05:46. As a reference, of all 1,400 living stag beetle species on earth, there are only 12 species that fall into this category (see the following list: These pages present the breeding/rearing of. We found a large range of maximal muscle forces (1.8–33 N; factor of 18). Megasoma elephas elephas, female ... Prosopocoilus savagei, male. 4) See 4. 1) A pair of imagoes (or several larvae); 4. Girafa wikipedia Giraffe - Wikipedia . 11) Lucanus cerves (judaicus: max. Native to tropical Africa, the larvae of this beetle is often found in compost heaps and the adults feed on flowers and rotting fruit. 9) timorensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 : Avoid individuals of 8 months or older. In the past few years some breeders in Japan, both dealers and hobbyists, have reported the rearing of males of this variety from eggs to imagoes of nearly the upper-limit range of 115-117 mm. 3.5 Breeding. They are found in most areas of Asia- ranging from India to Indonesia. Please enquire if interested. or Quercus sp. a container with a capacity of at least 5-6 liters (a lid is a must to stop the beetles from escaping). 12) Cyclommatus metallifer (metallifer of Sulawesi Is. : max. … They are found in most … 3) Dorcus titanus (palawanicus of Palawan Is. Like all beetles, P. sinuata flaviventris has four life stages: egg, larva (grub), pupa and adult. : max. In many areas in the wild it is common enough to be considered a garden pest. 2.1  Description: Male 48.5-118.0 mm including mandibles; Female 35.5-58 mm. A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles). : Check if there is no scar, injury They tend to be aggressive and are fierce and powerful. Dull black with blackish anntenae and legs. He published the article at a time when breeding Lucanidae in Europe was something really new for most breeders. My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. 5) Find a fallen decaying wood in your area. After larvae turn noticeably yellowish in colour, stop changing substrates. 2.3  Range: Ssp. – Are they healthy-looking? STEP 4: Keep it at 25 or more degrees C. This makes the substrate well fermented. The life span of the imago is 10-12 months after its emergence. The capacity ratio varies among the users of this substrate. The series includes eight figures, all in the 1:1 range. Female dugs a hole into the log and lays eggs in it. Prosopocoilus Giraffa whose length is nearly 120 mm is the largest stag beetle in the world. Captive reared by the author. (272 kilograms). Research, Education, and Economics Edward B. Knipling, Administrator Agricultural Research Service Sandy Miller Hays, Director ... Prosopocoilus giraffa Megasoma occidentalis Agricultural Research/January 2010 3. 108 mm; northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myammar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. They are sawtooth beetles with very long, sharp jaws that protrude about half the size of their body. Royalty-free stock photo ID: 1124158691. Natural history Figure 5.2 Shown in the picture is a 103 mm long male imago that emerged on November the 16th in 2003. When you stuff substrate into empty bottles, the substrate should be pressed hard. When the substrate in the first bottles is almost eaten up, you need to transfer them singly into the second bottles. After a couple of months, take the female out of the container*. If you are unsure of it, you can ask someone who knows it. Your email address will not be published. Get one and fill it with substrate (Also, see 4. Then, another layer of substrate should be added softly up to the point where the log(s) is/are almost covered. A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles. Elongate, somewhat flat. 106.0 mm); Cambodia and Malaysia); For choosing larvae, you can skip steps: – When. The Giraffe Stag - Beetle Prosopocoilus giraffa is the world s largest saw - tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws, also is one of the largest stag beetles Duration of larva: ); The capacity ratio of the new to the used is 2-to-1. 107 mm; Sulawesi Is., Indonesia); and Prosopocoilus giraffa (keisukei) ist die größte bekannte Hirschkäferart der Welt. - Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei - (The world’s largest Stag Beetle species! Preserving Diversity, Trade, and Our Way of Life 2 Agricultural Research/January 2010. The animal's legs are also 6 feet long.Females grow up to 14 feet (4.3 m) tall and weigh up to 1,500 lbs. 5) makitai Mizumuma et Nagai, 1991 Figure 3.3 Yellowish ovaries may be visible underneath the 7-8th abdominal segment of the dorsal side of female larva after its mid L2 stage. There are five large insects, the Goliath beetle (Goliathus goliatus), the Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules) in two color morphs, a stag beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa), and the weta we are looking at today. Male’s antler-like jaws have small teeth along inner edge and a pair of big teeth in the upper middle, and are slightly forked at end. KEISUKEI #223755. It's been 8 years now since I last kept this species. 2. “la giraffa ha il cuore lontano dai pensieri” (the giraffe’s heart is far from its thoughts) - that refers to the fact that giraffes have really long necks, therefore their brains and hearts physically sit far from each other. 2) Containers for breeding/rearing; Repeat this process if you want. 3) Food for imagoes; They are sawtooth beetles with very long, sharp jaws that protrude about half the size of their body. * If you wish to obtain more eggs, let the female into another breeding container. These pages present the breeding/rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei. Procedures: The Giraffe Stag Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) is another black beetle with distinctive muscular jaws. By so doing, beetle’s symbiotic bacteria, if any, would grow steadily in the substrate and enhance an ideal feeding environment for better larval growth (H. Kojima).From the author’s rearing, the duration of larvae are: Male: 9 or more months; and Female: 4-7 months. Feed them regularly (for food, see 3)). Elongate, somewhat flat. The capacity ratio of the new to the used is 2-to-1. Introduction : Male 48.5-118.0 mm including mandibles; Female 35.5-58 mm. * Note that these two criteria are for imagoes. (max. Prosopocoilus giraffa makatai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Philippines - Mindoro, Luzon) Prosopocoilus giraffa nilgiriensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (S. India) My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. 111.3 mm); S y s t e m a t i c s & C o l l e c t i o n s I Males fight each other using these strong and enlarged jaws, usually to win a mate. Prosopocoilus giraffa and its many subspecies have been bred by hobbyists around the globe. 123 mm? 118.5 mm); is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. A hardwood tree only. : max. Early L3, Dynastes hercules hercules, Rainforest breedings. Make sure:  – When were they collected? 107.5 mm); Prosopocoilus girafa A. G. Olivier, 1789 Synonymy ?Lucanus girafa Olivier, 1789?Cladognathus giraffa Fabricius, 1794; Vernacular names . Note that the duration of egg is said to be about 1 month. – Put substrate into the container up to 5 cm high from the bottom, and press it hard by hand or any other means. 6) nilgiriensis Mizumuma et Nagai, 1991 However, this breeding/rearing method can be applied to many other Lucanidae. The following discussion limits ssp. Varied quality, country and size of insects are available. Free shipping for many products! : max. 3) daisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Figure 3.1.1 An example of decaying woods (dimension: 15 cm in length; 5 cm in diameter), Figure 3.1.2 An example of a breeding container with substrate and a decaying wood. EvoLve theme by Theme4Press  •  Powered by WordPress Ben's Beetle Breeding PagesAll you need to know about beetles. Giraffe, (genus Giraffa), any of four species in the genus Giraffa of long-necked cud-chewing hoofed mammals of Africa, with long legs and a coat pattern of irregular brown patches on a light background. or missing part. 5) Hexarthrius rhinoceros (chaudoiri of Sumatra Is. (max. Note that these two criteria are for imagoes. (max. (max. A giraffe's neck alone is 6 feet (1.8 meters) long and weighs about 600 lbs. Giraffes are the tallest living animals in the world, according to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. There are 9 varieties of the species Prosopocoilus giraffa (S. Nagai): 1) giraffa Oliver, 1789 4) Active dry yeast (2 teaspoons / 5 liters of mulch). 2) borobudor Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 A substitute can be gardening black dirt. Cut it into pieces of about 15 cm in length. If not, on this page, I will tell you a recipe of a substrate for rearing Lucanid beetle larvae, which was originated by H. Kojima, a Japan’s leading expert on the breeding/rearing of Lucanid/Dynastine beetles. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for LIFE with INSECT Ichiban Kuji B Prize Prosopocoilus Giraffa Figure at the best online prices at eBay! (max. 8) nishiyamai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Discussion on the breeding/rearing follows natural history of the insect, which is thought useful for breeding/rearing. 114 mm; Negros and Sibuyan Is., Philippines); 1) If you live in a country where this beetle is sold, please obtain a pair of imagoes (or several larvae). The best advice I give you at this point is patience: wait until one month after their emergence, and then take them out carefully. No ovaries in male larva, as a matter of course. beneficial to larvae. While a wild-caught male imago specimen of 123 mm is said to be possessed by either a German or Japanese collector, a number of sources say that 118.0 mm is the recorded maximum length of a wild-caught male imago of Flores Is., Indonesia. : max. These are the longest stag beetles in the world. keisukei is considered as the longest living stag beetle in the world. We investigated in 16 species whether and how the forcefulness of their bite is reflected in their jaw morphology. This is important. Phalacrognathus muelleri, Japanese dark red line. 2) Wheat flour; 457 notes. It is better to place its pieces or slices on a small tray instead of applying them directly on the substrate, which causes them spoiling faster or prompts an occurrence of fruit flies or ticks. This is not surprising, considering that Prosopocoilus giraffa is among the few Lucanidae that can grow over 10 cm in size. Today we are looking at the Little Barrier giant weta (Deinacrida heteracantha) by Bandai Spirits (a sister company to Bandai) for their 2020 series, Life With Insect.The Life With Insect series was a special release only sold at a grocery store chain in Japan. (max. A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles). Reblog. Male’s antler-like jaws have small teeth along inner edge and a pair of big teeth in the upper middle, and are slightly forked at end. To make wood into mulch, some hobbyists use a home juicer/mixer. Repeat the process: 3.1 Getting started. Repeat the process: 3.1  Getting started. India is seen as an easy target. Male: 9 or more months (L1: 1 month; L2: 1month; and L3: 7 or more months); and A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles. Often times, you see pupae through the (transparent) bottle wall against which their pupal cells are made. Please be aware that you must make the right choice of wood. I can be reached at http://www.geocities.com/kaytheguru/. Your email address will not be published. Make sure: – When did they emerge? After a couple of months, take the female out of the container. 2.5  Life cycle: The insect life cycle is said to be largely unknown in a natural setting. 102.3 mm); Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei larvae. 3) For maintaining imagoes, you need to feed them with a pealed banana. Their mandibles are long and are lined with sharp teeth. This long necked, black tongued, most appealingly strange animal pops up in all types of children's books. Required fields are marked *. Dem entsprechend groß sollten auch die Zuchtbehältnisse sein. or Quercus sp. If you wish to obtain more eggs, let the female into another breeding container. 2.4  Food: Imago saps tree juice and larva feeds rotten hardwood tree. Whereas the female remains up to 20 grams. A male is vicious and may hurt a female in a stressful environment. The life span of the imago is 10-12 months after its emergence. This article has been written by my friend Kay the Guru from Japan. 4) Cyclommatus elaphus (Sumatra Is. My special thanks are indebted to the following organizations and individuals: ‘The Beetle Ring’ (http://www.naturalworlds.org/beetlering/beetle_sites.htm) by Cameron Campbell, Administrator of ‘The Natural Worlds’ (http://www.naturalworlds.org/); ‘The Kanagawa Stag Beetle Club,’ a local chapter of Japan’s largest beetle hobbyist club, ‘The Stag Beetle Fools’ (http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~k-sugano/bakamono_web/index2e.html), and its members including Hiroshi Kojima; Benjamin Harink for sharing this wonderful hobby together and allowing me to contribute this article to his great beetle website; my father who has inspired me to pursue this interest; and my mother who has been patient enough for this unusual hobby of mine. But it serves for a breeding purpose only, not for rearing by any means. Then, pour water into them and stir them well. By so doing, beetle’s symbiotic bacteria, if any, would grow steadily in the substrate and enhance an ideal feeding environment for better larval growth (, My special thanks are indebted to the following organizations and individuals: ‘The Beetle Ring’ (, PS : The following pictures are a male and a female. 4) keisukei Mizumuna et Nagai, 1991 Reuters. Head of a large male reaches beyond the length of its prothorax and abdomen combined. By Darkrai283 - Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:56 pm Posts: 2491 Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:28 pm - Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:56 pm #223755 [03.12.14] The longest stag beetle species in the world is in my hands again. Next, place one or two decaying wood logs on the top. Captive reared by the author. (max. 3) Natural water (avoid tap water, if possible); and 5) Decaying wood logs (length: about 15 cm; diameter: about 10 cm). we didn’t know the meaning behind the giraffe up until sunday, when nicco sent that quote to marti. Figure 3.2.1 Eggs in cups to maintain for about one month, Figure 3.2.2 An example of a 1,500 cc glass bottle, which is filled with substrate, When changing substrates, it is safer to stuff unused (new) substrate first from the bottom of the bottle, and then used one. 3.3  Larva sexing. When changing substrates, it is safer to stuff unused (new) substrate first from the bottom of the bottle, and then used one. 123 mm? VISIT MY MAIN CHANNEL! A pealed apple or a peach also serves as a suitable food. Media in category "Prosopocoilus" The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total. The natural food would be the best choice. Please feel free to visit my beetle website. 2. alias of pupa: 1 month. Besides, an L3 male reaches to 40-60 grams in weight when it is fully grown. 3.5  Breeding. 104 mm; Tahuna Is., Indonesia); They can grow up to 119 millimetres in length. The male jaws are used as weapons in fights, and they may exert a very forceful bite in some species. (max. Male Stag beetles. They are found in many places in south and south-east Asia. Yasuhiko Kasahara, author of the website Kay's Beetle Breeding Hobby, has written the following article which describes the captive breeding of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei, the world's longest Stag beetle.Many thanks to Kasahara for allowing me to present this valuable information on my website. Lucanus girafa Olivier, 1789 Prosopocoilus (Cladognathus) girafa (Olivier, 1789) Cladognathus giraffa (Olivier, 1789) (misspelling) m With such a massive body, it makes sense that th… Prosopocoilus inclinatus inclinatus . There was much less variation in static slopes at the subspecies level (SD = 0.07) than at the among‐species level (SD = … The mandibles finish with a curve. and – When did they emerge? A huge tropical stag beetle from Asia – massively oversized fierce looking jaws): Adult pair - £58 - £68 (Please check for availability) Where it says '(Please check for availability)' - imagos / larvae may be available to order shortly. Für ein Paar mit kleinem Männchen eignen sich 45 Liter Boxen, für Paare mit großen Männchen sollten die Boxen mindestens 65 Liter fassen können. Males fight each other using these strong and enlarged jaws, usually to win a mate. Preferably, Fagus sp. : max. ; no coniferous trees); This moistens the log and kills beetle’s predator organisms in it. Their body color and their internal tooth is typically determined by what habitat they are living in. They tend to be aggressive and are fierce and powerful. Megasoma mars. 99 mm; Sumatra, Java and Bali Is., Indonesia); 1. That means, for beetle breeding/rearing enthusiasts, that the male of this subspecies has a potential of growing up to 118.0 mm long or even longer. 1,500 cc with at least 15 cm diameter). http://www.naturalworlds.org/beetlering/beetle_sites.htm, http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~k-sugano/bakamono_web/index2e.html, ← Report about my trials breeding Goliathus, The Breeding/Rearing of Hexarthrius mandibularis by Kay →. don’t say that, you’re not stupid! India is home to the Giraffe Stag-Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) the world's largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws. And when fermentation begins, the substrate temperature rises. ant.It is traditionally considered to be one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, with nine subspecies.However, the existence of up to eight extant giraffe species has been described, based upon research into the mitochondrial and nuclear DNA, as well as morphological measurements of. Sometimes in the life of each person, heart and thought follow different paths, sometimes far from each other, and then we’re like giraffes, “with the heart away from our thoughts”. If you live in a place where you can get enough natural food for the species that you want to breed/rear, please skip this chapter. 2) Oviposition (egg-laying) requires some space; e.g. Female: 4-9 months       (L1: 1 month; L2: 1 month; and L3: 2-7 months) The Giraffe Stag-Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) is the world's largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws. 10) Dorcus alcides (Sumatra Is. Figure 4 A container, a bottle of natural water, wheat flour and wood mulch. STEP 5: Stir it at least once a day until its temperature returns normal. or missing part. Giraffe stag beetles (Prosopocoilus giraffa) are the world's largest stag beetle and are part of the order Coleoptera. Prosopocoilus giraffa daisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Philippines - Negros, Sibuyan Is.) Lives in … Ssp. STEP 3: Put some yeast and stir well. Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei can measure up to 12 centimeters. Some time soon, the larvae undergo pupation. 2) Hexarthrius mandibularis (sumatranus of Sumatra Is. If so, transfer them singly into plastic/glass bottles of an about 800 cc capacity, which is filled with substrate (see 4. keisukei, first introducing its natural history and then emphasizing its breeding/rearing methods to win good results. 102 mm; southern India); Prosopocoilus Giraffa. Odontolabis lacordairei. 109.0 mm); Life after death. The jaws of different species of stag beetles show a large variety of shapes and sizes. 97 mm; Timor and Wetar Is., Indonesia).     Make sure:  – When were they collected? ... fan art naruto fuu stag beetle beetle prosopocoilus giraffa. b) Captive reared individuals: Giraffe stag beetles (Prosopocoilus giraffa) are the world's largest stag beetle and are part of the order Coleoptera. 104.3 mm); The Breeding/Rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei (page 3) - Yasuhiko Kasahara- 3.2 Rearing larvae. 6) Odontolabis intermedia (Negros Is. That time, we did not know much about the right wood and many other things.Hence, it is not surprising that very often our breeding of Lucanidae failed. Data for Chalcosoma caucasus and Chalcosoma atlas originally published in Kawano and for Prosopocoilus giraffa, Dorcus titanus, Dorcus reichei, and Xylotrupes gideon in Kawano . PS : The following pictures are a male and a female Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei imago captive reared by the author. Giraffes are the tallest of all land animals; males (bulls) may exceed 5.5 metres (18 feet) in height, and the tallest females (cows) are about 4.5 metres. Prosopocoilus giraffa daisukei have the brightest elytra of all subspecies and Prosopocoilus giraffa giraffa is the smallest subspecies and is endemic to Southeast Asia. STEP 1: Make mulch completely dry under direct sun or by any other means. 4) Substrate for breeding; and (1,360 kg). ; Flores, Lombok, and Sumbawa and Tanahjampea Is., Indonesia); ... Local populations of insects disappear as do all the life dependent on them. Giraffe Stag Beetle, PROSOPOCOILUS GIRAFFA ssp. In choosing which individuals to buy, the following criteria are useful: a) Wild-caught individuals: Vergie Lightfoot, the most beautiful giraffe that ever was. : Avoid older individuals. 4. 107.0 mm); 3. STEP 2: Mix the mulch with wheat flour. 1) Decaying wood mulch (preferably Fagus sp. : max. Prosopocoilus giraffa is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. Prosopocoilus Giraffa Really long and strong insect Just like its scientific name, its like a giraffe because of the long body it has. 100.2 mm); and Then, keep them under fresh water for a day. They can grow up to 119 millimetres in length. Online shop to order and purchase insects from an extensive catalogue. This type can get from 3cm to 12!! – Keep temperature at 20-26 degrees C. and moisten the substrate and log to the extent which they are slightly wet. Bred by Rainforest team. : max. A hand pairing would be good for mating. Two beetles that resemble wasps are the Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietis) and the Spotted Longhorn Beetle (Rutpela maculata). * Wheat flour is nutrition and also acts as an agent to prompt fermentation which is. By Yasuhiko Kasahara February 2006. – Then, let a mated female alone into the container. For sexing, see the following picture, Figure 3.3. 9) Odontolabis burmeisteri (S. India: max. Prosopocoilus giraffa borobudur Mizunuma & Nagai, 1991 (3247571651) (2).jpg 2,046 × 812; 286 KB Prosopocoilus giraffa borobudur Mizunuma & Nagai, 1991 (3247571651).jpg 800 × 2,046; 314 KB Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei.JPG 768 × 576; 83 KB For females, use a bottle of the same dimensions, but for males, you need to transfer them to a larger bottle (e.g. Minotaur Beetles (Typhaeus typhoeus), a species of dung beetles, can be found to burrow next to rabbit, sheep or deer dung. Their body color and their internal tooth is typically determined by what habitat they are living in. : max. It may take one month. 104.0 mm); Scientific synonyms. Under captive rearing (26 degrees C. in summer; 18 degrees C. in winter) of one generation, however, the author has experienced the following: Upon the transfer of larvae singly into rearing bottles filled with substrate, 1. Prosopocoilus giraffa is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. 100.0 mm). 104 mm; Mindoro and Luzon Is., Philippines); As a reference, of all 1,400 living stag beetle species on earth, there are only 12 species that fall into this category (see the following list: Giant Stag Beetles). – Are they healthy-looking? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. According to some sources it might well be the largest of all Lucanidae. * Then, carefully break down the log(s) to see if larvae have already hatched inside. The Breeding/Rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei. Head of a large male reaches beyond the length of its prothorax and abdomen combined. Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Flores Is., Lombok Is.) Here Dianne Hofmeyr, author of Zeraffa Giraffa, shares her 10 best books about giraffes 7) nishikawai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 For choosing larvae, you can skip steps: – When. 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