Larger than life size Hercules Beetle grub made out of strawberry lemon cake and vanilla meringue buttercream. If one of these plopped onto your plate would ya eat it? #yummy #cake #alledible #grub #larval pic.twitter.com/6rRXCUPxeN
— Katherine Dey (@DeviantCakes) January 23, 2020
This type of beetle larvae can grow rather large before metamorphosis.
Here’s footage of a live one in metamorphosis.