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Yaniv
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Does anyone know the bug type / name of the one in my profile photo ?

he came to my apartment and i was amazed by its beauty

what should i give him to eat ?

how should i treat him ? let him go or make him a new home ?

August 14, 2009 at 3:12 PM Flag Quote & Reply

saturnids
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Posts: 468

This is "yakrunit hate'ena". a beetle from the Cerambycidae family which you can find in this site. The latin name is Batocera rofumaculata. You can give it branches of  "Te'ena" tree. It looks like a female

so if mated it can lay eggs in the branches you give it (not too thin branches).

goodluck!

August 14, 2009 at 4:33 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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