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Stag Beetle

Prosopocoilus natalensis


Stag Beetles, family Lucanidae, are characterized by a large pair of mandibles (pinchers) and unusual feather tipped antennae that are always jointed or bent in the middle. The larvae feed on tree roots, primarily of the hardwood group.

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stho002 6 years ago
Stag beetle
Prosopocoilus natalensis

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Wendy Clapham
Wendy Clapham 6 years ago

Thanks STHo002!

Wendy Clapham
Spotted by
Wendy Clapham

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 10, 2014
Submitted on Jan 17, 2014

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