Blue Death Frightening Beetle | Asbolus Verrucosus
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To defend themselves, other beetles spray secretions from a gland. Asbolus verrucosus cannot do this and they cannot fly away to escape their attackers. They method of escape is to roll on your back and freeze in shock. This is also where its English name comes from - Blue Death Frightening Beetle. They get the liquid they need from their food. As ground dwellers, they prefer sandy substrate.
Origin: Southwest of the USA, northwest of Mexico.
Temperature: Blue Death Feigning Beetles are well-suited to hot and dry climates, and their ideal temperature range for keeping them in captivity is between 24-30 °C