Goliathus "atlas"

Size: 55 - 85 mm

Western equatorial Africa, mainly near the coast.
range of G. atlas

The elytra are primarily white with some black horizontal banding which is often reduced to a number of  irregularly shaped spots.

A very rare form of Goliath beetle - only a few specimens have been collected.  It is strongly believed that G. atlas is not actually a true species, but a hybrid that results from interbreeding between G. regius and G. cacicus.

None noted.

Countries of origin:
Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast.

Goliathus atlas (male)

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