Meloimorpha japonica (Haan, 1842)


Brief Description


Distribution: Japan

Stock from: Japan

Size: ♂:♀: ca 16 mm

General Care: 20-25°C, 60-70 % rel. humidity

Feeding: apple, carrot, tropical fish flakes

Breeding: oviposition into substrate (humus-sand-soil), 2 generations per year, hatching after some weeks or after 2 month if overwintering (at 10-15°C) Advice/Specifics: the stridulation of the males in the evening can be permanent and loud (scroll down to see the nightshot)

"Nightshot" Meloimorpha japonica