– Then, let a mated female alone into the container. As a reference, of all 1,400 living stag beetle species on earth, there are only 12 species that fall into this category (see the following list: These pages present the breeding/rearing of. The following discussion limits ssp. : Check if there is no scar, injury Male’s antler-like jaws have small teeth along inner edge and a pair of big teeth in the upper middle, and are slightly forked at end. Girafa wikipedia Giraffe - Wikipedia . 2.3  Range: Ssp. Newly emerged imagoes need 3-4 months for maturity. : max. If you are unsure of it, you can ask someone who knows it. http://www.naturalworlds.org/beetlering/beetle_sites.htm, http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~k-sugano/bakamono_web/index2e.html, ← Report about my trials breeding Goliathus, The Breeding/Rearing of Hexarthrius mandibularis by Kay →. Für ein Paar mit kleinem Männchen eignen sich 45 Liter Boxen, für Paare mit großen Männchen sollten die Boxen mindestens 65 Liter fassen können. Bred by Rainforest team. Data related to Giraffe stag beetle at Wikispecies, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Prosopocoilus_giraffa&oldid=991664388, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 05:46. (272 kilograms). Giraffes are the tallest living animals in the world, according to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park. (max. Their mandibles are long and are lined with sharp teeth. (max. (max. : max. ... fan art naruto fuu stag beetle beetle prosopocoilus giraffa. 111.3 mm); Like all beetles, P. sinuata flaviventris has four life stages: egg, larva (grub), pupa and adult. Repeat this process if you want. There was much less variation in static slopes at the subspecies level (SD = 0.07) than at the among‐species level (SD = … Then, another layer of substrate should be added softly up to the point where the log(s) is/are almost covered. They tend to be aggressive and are fierce and powerful. 102.3 mm); The mandibles finish with a curve. ... Local populations of insects disappear as do all the life dependent on them. They are found in most … keisukei is confined to Flores, Lombok, Sumbawa and Tanahjampea Is., Indonesia. The males can grow up to 120mm long. 9) timorensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Reblog. Two beetles that resemble wasps are the Wasp Beetle (Clytus arietis) and the Spotted Longhorn Beetle (Rutpela maculata). Royalty-free stock photo ID: 1124158691. beneficial to larvae. Repeat this process, if need be. Duration of larva: 107.5 mm); Prosopocoilus giraffa and its many subspecies have been bred by hobbyists around the globe. : Avoid older individuals. Megasoma mars. 7) nishikawai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Elongate, somewhat flat. 2.4  Food: Imago saps tree juice and larva feeds rotten hardwood tree. Sometimes in the life of each person, heart and thought follow different paths, sometimes far from each other, and then we’re like giraffes, “with the heart away from our thoughts”. Required fields are marked *. After a couple of months, take the female out of the container*. Free shipping for many products! (max. 3.5  Breeding. (max. Female dugs a hole into the log and lays eggs in it. This moistens the log and kills beetle’s predator organisms in it. (max. 5) makitai Mizumuma et Nagai, 1991 In choosing which individuals to buy, the following criteria are useful: a) Wild-caught individuals: It may take one month. 3.3  Larva sexing. India is home to the Giraffe Stag-Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) the world's largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws. Research, Education, and Economics Edward B. Knipling, Administrator Agricultural Research Service Sandy Miller Hays, Director ... Prosopocoilus giraffa Megasoma occidentalis Agricultural Research/January 2010 3. The Breeding/Rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei. If you live in a place where you can get enough natural food for the species that you want to breed/rear, please skip this chapter. Here Dianne Hofmeyr, author of Zeraffa Giraffa, shares her 10 best books about giraffes For choosing larvae, you can skip steps: – When. 4) Active dry yeast (2 teaspoons / 5 liters of mulch). The capacity ratio of the new to the used is 2-to-1. By Darkrai283 - Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:56 pm Posts: 2491 Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:28 pm - Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:56 pm #223755 [03.12.14] The longest stag beetle species in the world is in my hands again. The life span of the imago is 10-12 months after its emergence. Prosopocoilus Giraffa. is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. Prosopocoilus giraffa is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. Discussion on the breeding/rearing follows natural history of the insect, which is thought useful for breeding/rearing. 118.5 mm); This article has been written by my friend Kay the Guru from Japan. That means, for beetle breeding/rearing enthusiasts, that the male of this subspecies has a potential of growing up to 118.0 mm long or even longer. Phalacrognathus muelleri, Japanese dark red line. Prosopocoilus giraffa borobudur Mizunuma & Nagai, 1991 (3247571651) (2).jpg 2,046 × 812; 286 KB Prosopocoilus giraffa borobudur Mizunuma & Nagai, 1991 (3247571651).jpg 800 × 2,046; 314 KB Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei.JPG 768 × 576; 83 KB Life after death. These are the longest stag beetles in the world. Figure 3.2.1 Eggs in cups to maintain for about one month, Figure 3.2.2 An example of a 1,500 cc glass bottle, which is filled with substrate, When changing substrates, it is safer to stuff unused (new) substrate first from the bottom of the bottle, and then used one. My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. : Avoid older individuals. 1) If you live in a country where this beetle is sold, please obtain a pair of imagoes (or several larvae). If you wish to obtain more eggs, let the female into another breeding container. ant.It is traditionally considered to be one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, with nine subspecies.However, the existence of up to eight extant giraffe species has been described, based upon research into the mitochondrial and nuclear DNA, as well as morphological measurements of. 1,500 cc with at least 15 cm diameter). Note that the duration of egg is said to be about 1 month. Please be aware that you must make the right choice of wood. In many areas in the wild it is common enough to be considered a garden pest. 2.1  Description: Male 48.5-118.0 mm including mandibles; Female 35.5-58 mm. Under captive rearing (26 degrees C. in summer; 18 degrees C. in winter) of one generation, however, the author has experienced the following: Upon the transfer of larvae singly into rearing bottles filled with substrate, 1. Figure 3.3 Yellowish ovaries may be visible underneath the 7-8th abdominal segment of the dorsal side of female larva after its mid L2 stage. (680 kg), while males grow up to 18 feet (5.5 m) tall and weigh up to 3,000 lbs. Natural history 2) Hexarthrius mandibularis (sumatranus of Sumatra Is. Giraffe, (genus Giraffa), any of four species in the genus Giraffa of long-necked cud-chewing hoofed mammals of Africa, with long legs and a coat pattern of irregular brown patches on a light background. Prosopocoilus giraffa daisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Philippines - Negros, Sibuyan Is.) Dull black with blackish anntenae and legs. After a couple of months, take the female out of the container. 3.5 Breeding. 1. Head of a large male reaches beyond the length of its prothorax and abdomen combined. Data for Chalcosoma caucasus and Chalcosoma atlas originally published in Kawano and for Prosopocoilus giraffa, Dorcus titanus, Dorcus reichei, and Xylotrupes gideon in Kawano . Dull black with blackish anntenae and legs. Feed them regularly (for food, see 3)). Figure 5.1 Shown in this picture is a 52 mm long female imago that emerged in September 2003. Kay helped me understand quite few things about Lucanidae breeding at that time, something that I am very grateful for. 8) Odontolabis alces (Mindanao Is. : max. Captive reared by the author. Dem entsprechend groß sollten auch die Zuchtbehältnisse sein. Their body color and their internal tooth is typically determined by what habitat they are living in. 108 mm; northeastern India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myammar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, 3) Natural water (avoid tap water, if possible); and 104 mm; Mindoro and Luzon Is., Philippines); : max. Prosopocoilus giraffa is the longest of all 1,400 living stag beetle species. If not, on this page, I will tell you a recipe of a substrate for rearing Lucanid beetle larvae, which was originated by H. Kojima, a Japan’s leading expert on the breeding/rearing of Lucanid/Dynastine beetles. For sexing, see the following picture, Figure 3.3. They can grow up to 119 millimetres in length. Your email address will not be published. “la giraffa ha il cuore lontano dai pensieri” (the giraffe’s heart is far from its thoughts) - that refers to the fact that giraffes have really long necks, therefore their brains and hearts physically sit far from each other. He published the article at a time when breeding Lucanidae in Europe was something really new for most breeders. Preferably, Fagus sp. Prosopocoilus girafa A. G. Olivier, 1789 Synonymy ?Lucanus girafa Olivier, 1789?Cladognathus giraffa Fabricius, 1794; Vernacular names . Prosopocoilus giraffa (keisukei) ist die größte bekannte Hirschkäferart der Welt. My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. 97 mm; Timor and Wetar Is., Indonesia). 4) See 4. PS : The following pictures are a male and a female Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei imago captive reared by the author. According to some sources it might well be the largest of all Lucanidae. Early L3, Dynastes hercules hercules, Rainforest breedings. KEISUKEI #223755. 5) Find a fallen decaying wood in your area. 8) nishiyamai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Giraffes are the tallest of all land animals; males (bulls) may exceed 5.5 metres (18 feet) in height, and the tallest females (cows) are about 4.5 metres. Your email address will not be published. 104.3 mm); Vergie Lightfoot, the most beautiful giraffe that ever was. Giraffe Stag Beetle, PROSOPOCOILUS GIRAFFA ssp. Their body color and their internal tooth is typically determined by what habitat they are living in. 99 mm; Sumatra, Java and Bali Is., Indonesia); b) Captive reared individuals: – Put substrate into the container up to 5 cm high from the bottom, and press it hard by hand or any other means. 104.0 mm); By so doing, beetle’s symbiotic bacteria, if any, would grow steadily in the substrate and enhance an ideal feeding environment for better larval growth (, My special thanks are indebted to the following organizations and individuals: ‘The Beetle Ring’ (, PS : The following pictures are a male and a female. Lives in … Male’s antler-like jaws have small teeth along inner edge and a pair of big teeth in the upper middle, and are slightly forked at end. 4. 107 mm; Sulawesi Is., Indonesia); and My special thanks are indebted to the following organizations and individuals: ‘The Beetle Ring’ (http://www.naturalworlds.org/beetlering/beetle_sites.htm) by Cameron Campbell, Administrator of ‘The Natural Worlds’ (http://www.naturalworlds.org/); ‘The Kanagawa Stag Beetle Club,’ a local chapter of Japan’s largest beetle hobbyist club, ‘The Stag Beetle Fools’ (http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~k-sugano/bakamono_web/index2e.html), and its members including Hiroshi Kojima; Benjamin Harink for sharing this wonderful hobby together and allowing me to contribute this article to his great beetle website; my father who has inspired me to pursue this interest; and my mother who has been patient enough for this unusual hobby of mine. That time, we did not know much about the right wood and many other things.Hence, it is not surprising that very often our breeding of Lucanidae failed. The animal's legs are also 6 feet long.Females grow up to 14 feet (4.3 m) tall and weigh up to 1,500 lbs. Then, keep them under fresh water for a day. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enquire if interested. Figure 3.1.1 An example of decaying woods (dimension: 15 cm in length; 5 cm in diameter), Figure 3.1.2 An example of a breeding container with substrate and a decaying wood. Male Stag beetles. Giraffe stag beetles (Prosopocoilus giraffa) are the world's largest stag beetle and are part of the order Coleoptera. This long necked, black tongued, most appealingly strange animal pops up in all types of children's books. The Giraffe Stag Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) is another black beetle with distinctive muscular jaws. Then, pour water into them and stir them well. Males fight each other using these strong and enlarged jaws, usually to win a mate. Elongate, somewhat flat. While a wild-caught male imago specimen of 123 mm is said to be possessed by either a German or Japanese collector, a number of sources say that 118.0 mm is the recorded maximum length of a wild-caught male imago of Flores Is., Indonesia. (max. There are five large insects, the Goliath beetle (Goliathus goliatus), the Hercules beetle (Dynastes hercules) in two color morphs, a stag beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa), and the weta we are looking at today. STEP 3: Put some yeast and stir well. Figure 4 A container, a bottle of natural water, wheat flour and wood mulch. Repeat the process: 3.1 Getting started. Procedures: I can be reached at http://www.geocities.com/kaytheguru/. Male: 9 or more months (L1: 1 month; L2: 1month; and L3: 7 or more months); and A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles. STEP 5: Stir it at least once a day until its temperature returns normal. Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei can measure up to 12 centimeters. Today we are looking at the Little Barrier giant weta (Deinacrida heteracantha) by Bandai Spirits (a sister company to Bandai) for their 2020 series, Life With Insect.The Life With Insect series was a special release only sold at a grocery store chain in Japan. 11) Lucanus cerves (judaicus: max. Captive reared by the author. 2) borobudor Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 And when fermentation begins, the substrate temperature rises. S y s t e m a t i c s & C o l l e c t i o n s I 3) Dorcus titanus (palawanicus of Palawan Is. A substitute can be gardening black dirt. 4) Substrate for breeding; and These pages present the breeding/rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei. Next, place one or two decaying wood logs on the top. – Are they healthy-looking? We found a large range of maximal muscle forces (1.8–33 N; factor of 18). : max. (max. or missing part. a container with a capacity of at least 5-6 liters (a lid is a must to stop the beetles from escaping). 457 notes. They are sawtooth beetles with very long, sharp jaws that protrude about half the size of their body. 123 mm? keisukei, first introducing its natural history and then emphasizing its breeding/rearing methods to win good results. The series includes eight figures, all in the 1:1 range. Native to tropical Africa, the larvae of this beetle is often found in compost heaps and the adults feed on flowers and rotting fruit. Make sure: – When did they emerge? 7) Prosopocoilus confucius (Vietnam: max. Media in category "Prosopocoilus" The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total. 3) For maintaining imagoes, you need to feed them with a pealed banana. For females, use a bottle of the same dimensions, but for males, you need to transfer them to a larger bottle (e.g. : Male 48.5-118.0 mm including mandibles; Female 35.5-58 mm. 5) Hexarthrius rhinoceros (chaudoiri of Sumatra Is. 2. alias of pupa: 1 month. were they collected? With such a massive body, it makes sense that th… Reuters. * If you wish to obtain more eggs, let the female into another breeding container. Repeat the process: 3.1  Getting started. 102 mm; southern India); Preserving Diversity, Trade, and Our Way of Life 2 Agricultural Research/January 2010. It is better to place its pieces or slices on a small tray instead of applying them directly on the substrate, which causes them spoiling faster or prompts an occurrence of fruit flies or ticks. Males fight each other using these strong and enlarged jaws, usually to win a mate. (max. Get one and fill it with substrate (Also, see 4. Female: 4-9 months       (L1: 1 month; L2: 1 month; and L3: 2-7 months) 1) Decaying wood mulch (preferably Fagus sp. Varied quality, country and size of insects are available. * Note that these two criteria are for imagoes. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for LIFE with INSECT Ichiban Kuji B Prize Prosopocoilus Giraffa Figure at the best online prices at eBay! Giraffe stag beetles (Prosopocoilus giraffa) are the world's largest stag beetle and are part of the order Coleoptera. After larvae turn noticeably yellowish in colour, stop changing substrates. Make sure:  – When were they collected? EvoLve theme by Theme4Press  •  Powered by WordPress Ben's Beetle Breeding PagesAll you need to know about beetles. The natural food would be the best choice. This is important. The Giraffe Stag - Beetle Prosopocoilus giraffa is the world s largest saw - tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws, also is one of the largest stag beetles As a reference, of all 1,400 living stag beetle species on earth, there are only 12 species that fall into this category (see the following list: Giant Stag Beetles). 123 mm? 1) A pair of imagoes (or several larvae); ); Prosopocoilus giraffa daisukei have the brightest elytra of all subspecies and Prosopocoilus giraffa giraffa is the smallest subspecies and is endemic to Southeast Asia. Meanwhile, male larvae have a greater appetite and take longer time before their emergence. They are found in many places in south and south-east Asia. My particular concerns are the breeding/rearing of giant stag beetles, the largest male imago of which exceeds 100 mm in length. : max. They can grow up to 119 millimetres in length. Prosopocoilus inclinatus inclinatus . Some female larvae may undergo emergence in the first bottles without changing substrates. The jaws of different species of stag beetles show a large variety of shapes and sizes. 3) daisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 2. 6) nilgiriensis Mizumuma et Nagai, 1991 By Yasuhiko Kasahara February 2006. Note that these two criteria are for imagoes. To make wood into mulch, some hobbyists use a home juicer/mixer. 106.0 mm); VISIT MY MAIN CHANNEL! 2) Oviposition (egg-laying) requires some space; e.g. don’t say that, you’re not stupid! : max. Scientific synonyms. A giraffe's neck alone is 6 feet (1.8 meters) long and weighs about 600 lbs.     Make sure:  – When were they collected? A hardwood tree only. 4. 9) Odontolabis burmeisteri (S. India: max. STEP 4: Keep it at 25 or more degrees C. This makes the substrate well fermented. We investigated in 16 species whether and how the forcefulness of their bite is reflected in their jaw morphology. When the substrate in the first bottles is almost eaten up, you need to transfer them singly into the second bottles. 3. or Quercus sp. There are 9 varieties of the species Prosopocoilus giraffa (S. Nagai): 1) giraffa Oliver, 1789 When changing substrates, it is safer to stuff unused (new) substrate first from the bottom of the bottle, and then used one. Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Flores Is., Lombok Is.) In the past few years some breeders in Japan, both dealers and hobbyists, have reported the rearing of males of this variety from eggs to imagoes of nearly the upper-limit range of 115-117 mm. A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles). – Keep temperature at 20-26 degrees C. and moisten the substrate and log to the extent which they are slightly wet. Head of a large male reaches beyond the length of its prothorax and abdomen combined. Cambodia and Malaysia); The capacity ratio varies among the users of this substrate. They are found in most areas of Asia- ranging from India to Indonesia. Metopodontus savagei-Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale.jpg 3,377 × 1,377; 1.22 MB Introduction No ovaries in male larva, as a matter of course. Prosopocoilus Giraffa Really long and strong insect Just like its scientific name, its like a giraffe because of the long body it has. Some time soon, the larvae undergo pupation. * Wheat flour is nutrition and also acts as an agent to prompt fermentation which is. Minotaur Beetles (Typhaeus typhoeus), a species of dung beetles, can be found to burrow next to rabbit, sheep or deer dung. A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles. It's been 8 years now since I last kept this species. A huge tropical stag beetle from Asia – massively oversized fierce looking jaws): Adult pair - £58 - £68 (Please check for availability) Where it says '(Please check for availability)' - imagos / larvae may be available to order shortly. Cut it into pieces of about 15 cm in length. The capacity ratio of the new to the used is 2-to-1. 2) Containers for breeding/rearing; 5) Decaying wood logs (length: about 15 cm; diameter: about 10 cm). - Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei - (The world’s largest Stag Beetle species! A substrate for rearing Lucanid beetles). (1,360 kg). Online shop to order and purchase insects from an extensive catalogue. 4) Cyclommatus elaphus (Sumatra Is. 109.0 mm); : max. The Breeding/Rearing of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei (page 3) - Yasuhiko Kasahara- 3.2 Rearing larvae. If so, transfer them singly into plastic/glass bottles of an about 800 cc capacity, which is filled with substrate (see 4. Besides, an L3 male reaches to 40-60 grams in weight when it is fully grown. or Quercus sp. 2.5  Life cycle: The insect life cycle is said to be largely unknown in a natural setting. and – When did they emerge? : Check if there is no scar, injury Ssp. This is not surprising, considering that Prosopocoilus giraffa is among the few Lucanidae that can grow over 10 cm in size. … Prosopocoilus giraffa makatai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (Philippines - Mindoro, Luzon) Prosopocoilus giraffa nilgiriensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 (S. India) – Are they healthy-looking? STEP 1: Make mulch completely dry under direct sun or by any other means. 4) keisukei Mizumuna et Nagai, 1991 Lucanus girafa Olivier, 1789 Prosopocoilus (Cladognathus) girafa (Olivier, 1789) Cladognathus giraffa (Olivier, 1789) (misspelling) m : max. 100.0 mm). : Avoid individuals of 8 months or older. They tend to be aggressive and are fierce and powerful. Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei larvae. They are sawtooth beetles with very long, sharp jaws that protrude about half the size of their body. - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChAVi9EDFwfOyur82lFTHTw Prosopocoilus giraffa ssp. When you stuff substrate into empty bottles, the substrate should be pressed hard. we didn’t know the meaning behind the giraffe up until sunday, when nicco sent that quote to marti. This type can get from 3cm to 12!! * Then, carefully break down the log(s) to see if larvae have already hatched inside. Yasuhiko Kasahara, author of the website Kay's Beetle Breeding Hobby, has written the following article which describes the captive breeding of Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei, the world's longest Stag beetle.Many thanks to Kasahara for allowing me to present this valuable information on my website. For choosing larvae, you can skip steps: – When. Figure 5.2 Shown in the picture is a 103 mm long male imago that emerged on November the 16th in 2003. A pealed apple or a peach also serves as a suitable food. A male is vicious and may hurt a female in a stressful environment. A hand pairing would be good for mating. However, this breeding/rearing method can be applied to many other Lucanidae. The life span of the imago is 10-12 months after its emergence. ; Flores, Lombok, and Sumbawa and Tanahjampea Is., Indonesia); The male jaws are used as weapons in fights, and they may exert a very forceful bite in some species. Then, carefully break down the log(s) to see if larvae have already hatched inside. Often times, you see pupae through the (transparent) bottle wall against which their pupal cells are made. The best advice I give you at this point is patience: wait until one month after their emergence, and then take them out carefully. Prosopocoilus Giraffa whose length is nearly 120 mm is the largest stag beetle in the world. 107.0 mm); 104 mm; Tahuna Is., Indonesia); The Giraffe Stag-Beetle (Prosopocoilus giraffa) is the world's largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws. By so doing, beetle’s symbiotic bacteria, if any, would grow steadily in the substrate and enhance an ideal feeding environment for better larval growth (H. Kojima).From the author’s rearing, the duration of larvae are: Male: 9 or more months; and Female: 4-7 months. Megasoma elephas elephas, female ... Prosopocoilus savagei, male. 10) Dorcus alcides (Sumatra Is. Odontolabis lacordairei. 3) Food for imagoes; India is seen as an easy target. Whereas the female remains up to 20 grams. ; no coniferous trees); But it serves for a breeding purpose only, not for rearing by any means. 100.2 mm); and keisukei is considered as the longest living stag beetle in the world. STEP 2: Mix the mulch with wheat flour. 12) Cyclommatus metallifer (metallifer of Sulawesi Is. or missing part. Into mulch, some hobbyists use a home juicer/mixer thought useful for breeding/rearing Luzon Is., Indonesia 20-26! Hercules, Rainforest breedings Indonesia ) ; 4 ) keisukei Mizumuna et Nagai, 1991 ( max among few... 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