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Meracantha contracta

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Adults:

 

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Young Larva:

 

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Thanks guys, these are definitely among the prettiest of the US native Tenebrionids!! :D

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The larvae are getting bigger!

 

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Man I've always wanted to rear this species, will you be selling any anytime soon?

It depends on how high their pupal survival rate is for me, and whether the adults I rear reproduce or not. If I can get a good amount of F2 larvae, then yes, I'll likely put some up for sale. :)

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These are great pics!😊

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These are great pics!

Thanks! :D

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