Ceratocanthus aeneus
Ceratocanthus aeneus
General Information
Universe Real Life
Classification Ceratocanthus aeneus
Species Type Beetle
Homeworld Earth
Environment Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica
Intelligence Non-Sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Average Length 5 mm (0.02 ft)
Locomotion Beetle-like movement
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Alignment Neutral
Personality Easily domesticated
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Felucia
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Subclass Pterygota
Infraclass Neoptera
Superorder Endopterygota
Order Coleoptera
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Scarabaeidae
Genus Ceratocanthus
Race aeneus
Other Information
Status Data Deficient

Ceratocanthus aeneus is a small species of scavenger scarab beetle indigenous to the Monteverde Cloud Forest of Costa Rica. They are notable for their ability to curl themselves into a nearly perfect ball as a defense. Their ecology is currently largely unknown.