One of the largest species of the genus,
sometimes reaching over 100 mm in length. Elytral markings vary greatly,
and a number of different varieties have been named.
The first Goliathus species to
be described. View an early
natural history illustration of G. goliatus.
Countries of origin:
Cameroon, Central African Republic, the
Congos, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.