Blue Death Feigning Beetles

We have Blue Death Feigning Beetles.

Blue Death Feigning Beetles, also known as the desert ironclad beetle, is a species of darkling beetle native to the deserts of the Southwestern United States, mainly the Sonoran desert. This beetle has been known to feign death when threatened. They are increasingly becoming popular in the pet trade, due to their ease of care, hardiness, and longevity.

The blue feigning death beetle grows around 18–21 mm from head to abdomen. The powdery blue hue coloring the beetles is due to a wax secreted throughout their bodies that keeps them from losing moisture. Males are slightly smaller than females and have bristly red hairs on their antennae visible in the right lighting.