|Scientific Name||Goliathus goliatus|
|Time of Year||June and September, July to August|
|Time of Day||7PM to 8AM, 5PM to 8AM|
|Rarity||Rare - 2|
The Goliath Beetle is an insect that can be found on palm trees. It appears in June and September from 7PM to 8AM and in July to August from 5PM to 8AM. When selling it to Re-Tail, the player will earn 6,000 Bells.
The Goliath Beetle is found on palm trees.
The Goliath Beetle can be donated to the museum. Upon doing so, the following text is given by Blathers:
"Goliath beetles, named after the legendary giant, are among the largest insects in the world. The larvae can weigh four ounces or more. Once mature, they are only half that weight, however. They spend their days flying from tree to tree to feed on tree sap or fruits."'
Upon catching the insect, the player will say the following:
"I caught a goliath beetle! Hah! He doesn't look so big."