Accepted name

Mecynorhina (Mecynorrhinella) torquata ugandensis Moser, 1907

Synonyms
Mecynorhina ugandensis Moser, 1907; Mecynorrhina machulkai Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai knirschi Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai kuntzeni Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai maculithorax Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai nickerli Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai obenbergeri Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai olivacea Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai purkynei Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai schwarzenbergi Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai simplex Tesar, 1935; Mecynorrhina machulkai transiens Tesar, 1935

Chelorrhina bilineata Kraatz, 1890; Chelorrhina polyphemus confluens Kraatz, 1890
Mecynorhina (Mecynorhina) polyphemus confluens

Size: 50 – 85 mm
Origin: Uganda
Temperature: 18-25 ° C
Air humidity: medium
Substrate moisture: medium
Development time: 10-12 months
Food for adults: sweet ripe fruit, BeetleJelly
Food for larvae: a mixture of rotten wood and leafs or Flake Soil
Special requirements: Larvae must be reared individually up to the third stage. In order to reach large adults, the larvae must always have enough fresh substrate and be fed with animal protein (Gammarus, dried silkworm pupae, dead insects)
Breeding difficulty: low