Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Paratrichius doenitzi
Paratrichius doenitzi Scarabaeidae
Main region: Honshu.
Found in green area or grassland from low elevation to mountains.
Is a kind of cetonia that can only be seen from early summer to summer.
Is popular among fans of insects for the large colorful patterns on its back.
This pattern is seen only on male and female has white pattern on their black body and a lot different from males.
Their antennas are spread in three.
Seen on leaves or flowers on grass on mountain trails.
Fly various places and flowers and eat pollen.
Larva eats rotten wood.

●Length  about 12 to 16 mm
●Adult Flight Season  June to about August
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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