Megasoma gyas


Megasoma gyas
Megasoma gyas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Dynastinae
Genus: Megasoma
Species: M. gyas
Binomial name
Megasoma gyas
(Herbst, 1775)
Subspecies
  • M. g. gyas
  • M. g. rumbucheri
  • M. g. porioni

Megasoma gyas are Neotropical rhinoceros beetles.

Appearance

Megasoma gyas have setae all over their bodies. Males have three thoracic horns and one cephalic horn. Females are without horns.

Subspecies

  • Megasoma gyas gyas Herbst, 1775
  • Megasoma gyas rumbucheri Fischer, 1968
  • Megasoma gyas porioni Nagai, 2003