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Giant stag beetle

Dorcus taurus


Males measure 32.0-111.3 mm including mandibles; females 36.5-54 mm.


montane rainforest, 1200m


Spotted this along the trail in Gunung Halimun national park.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Ranger 25
Ranger 25 6 years ago
Giant stag beetle
Dorcus titanus Dorcus titanus
Stag Beetle
Dorcus Taurus Dorcus taurus

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dandoucette 5 years ago

Thanks Tunjung, that looks like the correct species.

dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Mark, Jason and Ranger for the ID.

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Wow! Cute one!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

A living nut cracker. Very cool.

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Banten, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 2, 2013
Submitted on Jun 28, 2014

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