Hercules Beetle, designed by by Robert J. Lang

- This model was designed by by Robert J. Lang; the rendition in the photograph was folded by Sebastian Kirsch. -

folded from a 30 cm square of foil-backed mulberry paper.

For your information, these beetles are life-sized. I saw some Hercules beetles on TV once, they are really huge beasts. (I honestly wouldn't want to have one crawling around my room.)

diagrams from
Robert J. Lang:
Origami Insects and their Kin.
Mineola: Dover Publications Inc., 1995.
ISBN 0-486-28602-9

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