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lesser stag beetle

Dorcus parallelipipedus


Matte black beetle, quite large (3 or 4 cm). Very large mandibles or horns and gold areas on it's underside. Found in a grassy garden which also contains an orchard.

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injica 7 years ago

Lucanus cervus female or Dorcus parallelipipedus can't see it properly...

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Taunton Deane, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 4, 2013
Submitted on Jul 5, 2013

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