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Xixuthrus heros, or the Giant Fijian long-horned beetle is one of the largest beetles belonging to the Cerambycidae family. It also belongs to the Coleoptera order.
Life cycle Edit
Males of this species are very territorial, and will fight each other for control of good egg-laying sites.
When threatened, X. heros will create a hissing noise by squeezing air out from under their elytra.
Like the name suggests, this longhorn beetle is native to Viti Levu in Fiji.
Other information Edit
Many websites say that this species is extinct, but it is not.