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Orange Stag Beetle

Prosopocoilus mohnikei


A male Prosopocoilus Stag Beetle attracted to the lights of the dining hall one night. 45mm in length until the mandible tip. Brownish orange body, color darkens towards the head. Similar species - P. suturalis / sturalis, P. kannegieteri and P. astacoides except there is a difference at the mandible teeth.


Rainforest of Maliau Basin.


>>>Map accuracy : 5km diameter. ID thanks to Keita Clive Matsumoto.

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ChunXingWong 8 years ago

Thank you friends for all of your great comments.

Atul 8 years ago

awesome !

LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Great weapons!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Probably fighting and throwing each other off trees :)

LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Wow! They are some mean looking chompers. I wonder what they use them for?

Ihazapughappy 8 years ago

Amazing spotting! I love beetles.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Impressive Chun.

Oh Wow....Incredible !

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Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 13, 2012
Submitted on Dec 14, 2012

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