Three-horned rhino beetle

This beetle specimen is a male, and by raising its head can open and close the claw formed by the three horns to battle rivals for an opportunity to mate. This specimen was donated to the Museum in 1960.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Common Name
three-horned rhino beetle
Simple Name
insect: beetle: pinned

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COLEOPTERA: DYNASTINAE: Chalcosoma mollenkampi: three-horned rhino beetle