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Goliathus cacicus

Size: 50 - 100 mm

Range:
Localized in western equatorial Africa.
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Characteristics:
The elytra sometimes have a rather bluish iridescence.  The pronotal shield is of a tawny yellow color.

Comments:
It is thought that this species sometimes crosses with G. regius to produce a hybrid referred to as Goliathus "atlas".

Varieties:
None noted.

Countries of origin:
Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

Goliathus cacicus pair
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Goliathus cacicus (male) - Image  Serge Mallet
Goliathus cacicus (female) - Image  Serge Mallet

Examples of Goliathus cacicus.

Photos courtesy of Serge Mallet.

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