Other common names: Elephant Eeetle; Ox Beetle
Scientific name: Dynastes tityus
The Eastern Hercules Beetle is native to the eastern and southeastern United States. It is a popular pet insect along with the slightly larger Western Hercules Beetle (Dynastes granti).
Appearance / health:
The Eastern Hercules Beetle ranges in size from about 40mm to 60mm (1.5 - 2.5 inches) in length. Males have a horn on the head as well as a horn which points forward from the center of the thorax. It lives for 2 - 3 years.
70 to 75%, 4 to 6 inches of the substrate soil.
monstrously huge beetle
large plastic terrariums