Burmese Beetle Mimic

Ergaula capucina


Mixed nymphs: $4/each
Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $40

Detailed Species Stats -Click-

    • Adult Size: Male: 30 mm. Female: 30 mm.
    • Climbing Abilities: Adult males can climb.
    • Flying Abilities: Adult males may be be able to fly.
    • Mode of Birth: Oviparous.
    • Care Level: Easy.
    • Temperature Requirements: 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • Air Humidity: Not picky.
    • Substrate Humidity: Moist.
    • Favorite Foods: Not picky.
  • Locality: None.

The adult females of this lovely species mimic a small brown beetle, while the adult males have a more typical roach-y appearance with a creamy toffee-colored stripe or splotch on their wings. This species enjoys a deep substrate with a lower, moist layer and a moist to dry upper one. The fancy-looking oothecae of this species hatch in around 3-5 months. Though the adult males can climb, they are very clumsy and do not appear to possess a good grip.