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This is a male Stag Beetle that i found on the wall of my house. This beetle is completely black in color, and it has a distinctive mandibles (which resemble the antlers of stags). The size of this beetle is about 22 mm in length. Here is the female one - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/299....
- Spotted on the wall of my house. Usually, it can be found around the house and garden.
- This stag beetle is from the Lucanidae family. Thanks to MartinL for the ID.
* Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Insecta
* Order: Coleoptera
* Family: Lucanidae
* Genus: Aegus
* Species: A. bigibbosus