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Rhinoceros beetles are beetles that fall under the subfamily Dynastinae. They are sometimes referred to as Hercules beetles, horn beetles, or unicorn beetles. They are known for their impressive size and unique physical appearance, including the large horn-like protrusions present in only in males. They are among the largest group of […]
Beetles, the hundreds of thousands of insects belonging to the Order Coleoptera, inhabit nearly every ecological niche on the planet. Approximately 350-400,000 beetles have been described since Carl Linnaeus began to re-classify life with binomial nomenclature in 1758. Weevils make up about 20% of the beetle order with over 60,000 […]
The B.U.G. studio is situated in one room of a San Francisco 3 bedroom flat. Our apartment was built one year after the 1906 earthquake, so it has lots of old charm. Finished insects are stored in the back against the wall. Mr. T (upper right) watches over me.
Imagine being able to lift a six double decker buses! Well, if you were a certain type of beetle, in theory, you could. The world record no longer goes to the Rhino Beetle, which is still one of the strongest, but to a type of scarab beetle. Learn more about this STRONG […]