Goliathus regius

Size: 50 - 110 mm

Localized in western equatorial Africa.
range of G. regius

One of the largest species of the genus, occasionally over 100 mm in length.

Sometimes called the "Royal" Goliath beetle, which derives from its species name - regius.

None noted - elytral markings only differ slightly between individuals.

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

Goliathus regius pair

Goliathus regius (male) - Image  Fan Lin
Goliathus regius - Image  Fan Lin

Examples of Goliathus regius.

Photos courtesy of Fan Lin.

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