Accepted name

Chlorocala africana (Drury, 1773)

Synonyms:
Gnathocera jucunda Germar, 1837; Heterorhina infuscata Snellen Van Vollenhoven, 1864; Heterorhina suavis Schaum, 1844; Scarabaeus aerugineus Voet, 1779; Scarabaeus africana Drury, 1773; Smaragdesthes biplagiata Kraatz, 1900; Smaragdesthes oertzeni nigricans Nonfried, 1906

Accepted name

Chlorocala africana camerunica (Moser, 1910)

Synonyms: Smaragdesthes africana camerunica Moser, 1910; Smaragdesthes conradsi Kolbe, 1913

Chlorocala africana camerunica
Chlorocala africana camerunica
Size: 15 – 20  mm
Origin: Cameroon
Temperature: 20 – 30°C
Air humidity: medium to high
Substrate moisture: medium to low
Development time: about 6 month
Food for adults: sweet fruit, BeetleJelly
Food for larvae: compost
Special requirements: high light
Breeding difficulty: very easy

Accepted name

Chlorocala africana oertzeni (Kolbe, 1895)

Synonyms: Smaragdesthes africana meridionalis Schürhoff, 1935; Smaragdesthes africana oertzeni Kolbe, 1895; Smaragdesthes oertzeni Kolbe, 1895; Smaragdesthes oertzeni kilimana Kolbe, 1907

Chlorocala africana oertzeni
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Size: 15 – 20  mm
Origin: Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique
Temperature: 20 – 30°C
Air humidity: medium to high
Substrate moisture: medium to low
Development time: about 6 month
Food for adults: sweet fruit, BeetleJelly
Food for larvae: compost
Special requirements: high light
Breeding difficulty: very easy