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Staghorn Beetle

Lucanus maculifemoratus

Description:

Lucanus maculifemoratus is a beetle of the Family Lucanidae.

Habitat:

They live in the mountainous outskirts of Japan in several islands.

Notes:

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/lucanus http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~MR8K-SGN/BAK... http://kabukuwa.blog.com/lucanus-maculif...

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6 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Mr Goldfish. I'll check into that ID...

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

What a treasure Pam! You are finding the greatest things in Japan! That second picture is amazing!

Mr. Goldfish
Mr. Goldfish 7 years ago

Maybe Lucanus maculifemoratus. I do not know of any other Lucanus in Japan. I read that Lucanus maculifemoratus lives in Amur also.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks stho002 and the reptile man...

stho002
stho002 7 years ago

Lucanus sp.

the reptile man
the reptile man 7 years ago

some sort of stag beetle.

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

山梨市 (Yamanashi), 中部 (Chubu Region), Japan

Spotted on Jan 20, 2014
Submitted on Jan 20, 2014

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