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Reddish-brown stag beetle

Lucanus capreolus

Description:

This guy seriously needs a better common name. "Reddish-brown stag beetle" does not evoke the proper awe for such a cool mini-beast! Found him under a log while I was herping and he just sat there on my thumb while I took his picture. All hail the stag beetle!

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1 Comment

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 7 years ago

Nice find.

kcurtain
Spotted by
kcurtain

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2013
Submitted on Jun 18, 2013

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