Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata

(Quedenfeldt 1880)

 

Click on the pictures for legends of its lifecycle:

Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata, female 35mm
Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata, male 41mm
E. trilineata female
E. trilineata male
E. trilineata male
E. trilineata female with green-yellow colours
Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata, Tanzania
Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata, Tanzania

 

(C) Photos:  Heinz Rothacher, Aigle -  h-r-@gmx.ch 

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Eudicella

This African genus is very colourful, classified under various names, such as: E. gralli, E. smithi, E. euthalia, E. woermanni, E. ducalis, E. aethiopica, E. cupreosuturalis, E. frontalis, E. morgani, E. schultzeorum, E. tetraspilota, E. nyassica. Different subspecies and forms have been described.

Eudicella trilineata ssp. interruptefasciata is from Tanzania (South-West of the Kilimanjaro area). This beetle can reach a size of 40mm, the black strips on the elytra can be interrupted or not.

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