Jump to content

New Guy


pannaking22
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hello all! I've been collecting beetles for a couple years now, but I've decided I want to get more into rearing species out and possibly getting some breeding going. I have a variety of beetles that I'm keeping now (mostly tenebrionids, but I also have a cicindelid and a handful of different grubs). Cerambycids and buprestids are mainly what I collect, but I'll catch whatever I can. Curious to try rearing just about any family of beetle until I can figure out what I really want/like. I've successfully reared out cucujids before, but that's been about it.

 

I'm located in central Illinois, so I mostly have corn. Love checking out the random stands of forest though and I'm not too far away from some sweet parks.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Thanks everyone, I appreciate the welcomes! :)

 

@Oak I've gotten lucky and managed to catch one of the L. caprelous in the area. It's in my collection now, but I wouldn't mind finding more and maybe taking a shot at breeding them.

 

@LarvaHunter Yes, I already have the free buprestid book. It's a great piece of literature!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...