Flamboyant Flower Beetle

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Flamboyant Flower Beetle

Eudicella gralli
These beautiful scarabs like other flower beetles, feed on fruit and pollen, and consequently, are often responsible for flower pollination. Only males bear the forked horns, which are used in shoving matches for food and combat for females.
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Ecological Role: Decomposer

Habitat: Tropical scrubland

Diet: Rotting fruit, pollen and tree sap

Current Range: Uganda