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Canturia o Ciervo Volante

Chiasognathus grantii


This "Canturia" o "ciervo volante" (flying deer) is really beautiful and colorful. Depending on climate conditions, the Cantaria makes its appearance as early as December and continuing into March in south of Chile (patagonia)


Rainforest. Parque Nacional Queulat. Rain: 2000 - 4000 mm al año.


any information besides his name would help me :) thanks.

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Canturia or Ciervo volante
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pirucreaciones 9 years ago

Thanks Reza and David for your help!

Davidbygott 9 years ago

Wow! what a fantastic beetle!

Hello, thats a beautiful spotting. I am adding a link to some basic information on this critter.I am sure other will pitch in as well and give you more information. In the meantime kindly update his Common and scientific name as well. Thanks :)

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Región Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chile

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on Nov 22, 2014

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