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They have a peculiar habit of lying on their back as they feed. When disturbed, they lie on their side and curl into the shape of the letter “C”. As larvae eat and mature, they outgrow their skin, grow a new skin layer beneath it, and shed the old one, a process called molting. Following each molt, the larvae are a little larger. Two growth-molt cycles are completed in fall, more in the following spring. When fully grown, larvae are 50 mm (about 2 inches) long and thick. After the last growth molt cycle, the larva forms a special skin (pupal skin) beneath and sheds the old one, revealing the pupal skin (pupal stage). After weeks or months of development, the adult beetle emerges from the pupal case. 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Buy a ugly grub ..get a beautiful Fig Beetle..Fun Pet & Educational. Comes With Free Habitat

Product Description

You will receive:

(1) Grub which will turn into a colorful Fig Beetle  (Cotinis mutabilis)

Keep the beetle grub in slightly moist coconut fiber until it morphs into a beetle.

Add a small piece of potato to the coconut fiber by the grub and cover both up.

Free Bonus Habitat and coconut fiber.

The grub should morph in two or three months.  Sometimes sooner.

Figeater beetle larvae commonly called "crawly backs",grow up to 2 in (5.1 cm) and are thick and white with a dark head. They have six small, ineffectual legs; to move, they roll onto their backs and propel themselves upside down, using the stiff dark hairs on their backs to gain traction. At rest, they curl into a firm Cshape.

Pupation occurs in the spring; adults emerge from July to September (varies with location). Adult figeater beetles grow to approximately 1.25 inches (3.2 cm).They are active during daylight hours, often congregating in the shade of trees near choice breeding grounds to find mates. They make a loud buzzing sound similar to that of carpenter bees, possibly because they do not need to open their elytra in order to fly, an ability shared with many other flower beetles.

Four stages in their life cycle:

Egg, larva, pupa, and adult. Adult females lay eggs in decomposing organic matter such as compost piles. Days later, larvae hatch from the eggs and feed on organic matter. They have a peculiar habit of lying on their back as they feed. When disturbed, they lie on their side and curl into the shape of the letter “C”. As larvae eat and mature, they outgrow their skin, grow a new skin layer beneath it, and shed the old one, a process called molting. Following each molt, the larvae are a little larger. Two growth-molt cycles are completed in fall, more in the following spring. When fully grown, larvae are 50 mm (about 2 inches) long and thick. After the last growth molt cycle, the larva forms a special skin (pupal skin) beneath and sheds the old one, revealing the pupal skin (pupal stage). After weeks or months of development, the adult beetle emerges from the pupal case. The process of changing body forms while maturing is called metamorphosis

The adult's primary food is fruit. They prefer sweet food, which includes the leaves, flowers, and saps of some plants and ripe or overripe fruit.  Fruit with tough skins are too hard for them to bite through, so they most often eat softer-skinned fruit such as figs, peaches, grapes, pears, and tomatoes, among others. The beetles are particularly attracted to and fruit.

 

 

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