Hercules beetle definition

  • noun:
    • A type of rhinoceros beetle, scientific name Dynastes hercules recognized for its significant energy as well as for becoming one the longest insect on earth.
    • any species of Dynastes, an American genus of very large lamellicorn beetles, esp. Dynastes hercules of south usa, which expands to a length of six inches.
    • an extremely huge Brazilian lamellicorn beetle, Megasoma or Dynastes hercules.
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