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Goliathus regius

Size: 50 - 110 mm

Range:
Localized in western equatorial Africa.
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Characteristics:
One of the largest species of the genus, occasionally over 100 mm in length.

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

Varieties:
None noted - elytral markings only differ slightly between individuals.

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

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

Examples of Goliathus regius.

Photos courtesy of Fan Lin.

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