Dung Beetle (Phanaeus vindex) Rainbow Scarab Beetle

Dung Beetles (Phanaeus vindex) $8 each, also called Rainbow Scarab Beetles are available for sale in the warm months, usually beginning around April.  P. vindex dung beetles turn the dung under the soil, rendering it difficult to reach for egg-laying flies.  Dung beetles are easy to keep (house them in 4″ of moist peat moss, feed them dung from cats, dogs, cows, humans). These scarab beetles are ornate and interesting, mythologized by the Egyptians.  Contact us at swampmonsters@yahoo.com.

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