Insect cataloguing time!

Call for help! Can anyone identify these beetles from this photograph?  They were collected in Belize during 2000. Comment below if you have any ideas!



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The University of Aberdeen's Museums include King’s Museum and the University's Zoology Museum. The museums can claim to be Scotland's oldest, with records of museums and collections as far back as the late 17th century. Thanks to their status as a Recognised Collection of national significance, the Zoology Museum’s displays are currently being improved, while King's Museum hosts changing exhibitions drawn from across the collections, particularly those formerly in Marischal Museum. Visitors are warmly welcomed to the museums, and there are no charges for admission. Marischal College now houses the Museums Collections Centre, caring for and conserving many of the collections.
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5 Responses to Insect cataloguing time!

  1. Sanjaya Rai says:

    Big burly guy is a Megasoma elephas… maybe,

  2. Marc says:

    Top right is Goliathus giganteus, I think

  3. Marc says:

    The six layed out in the centre (Between the very big guy and the two slightly less big guys) are jeweled scarabs of some species or another (again, I don’t know just an educated guess)

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