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Male Stag Beetle Head

Lucanidae

Description:

Stag beetles are a group of about 1,200 species of beetle in the family Lucanidae, presently classified in four subfamilies Some species grow up to over 12 cm, but most are about 5 cm.

Habitat:

Deciduous woodland Source: http://a-z-animals.com/animals/stag-beet...

Notes:

Like walking through the woods and suddenly seeing a deer skull, as I was walking through the park with my daughter I just so happened to look down at the right moment. The body was no where to be found, but his pinchers were so impressive I still took a couple photos of it.

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AmandaCech
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AmandaCech

Michigan, USA

Spotted on Aug 4, 2013
Submitted on Sep 19, 2013

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