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Stag beetles are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other insects. However, they prefer eating plants and only eat other insects if no other food source is...

Stag beetle


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

About stag beetles - Peoples Trust for Endangered Species


Stag beetles are one of the most spectacular looking insects in Britain, named because the male's large jaws look just like the antlers of a stag. As well as being  ...

Stag beetle videos, photos and facts - Lucanus cervus | ARKive


The stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) is arguably the most spectacular looking beetle in Britain; the male looks like something from a prehistoric age. The giant ...

Adult stag beetles may feed on leaves, sap, or even honeydew from aphids. In many parts of the world, stag beetle numbers have declined due to forest defragmentation and the removal of dead trees in populated areas. Borror and Delong's Introduction to the Study of Ins... More »
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Stag beetle fight - YouTube


Sep 26, 2012 ... The males fly out in search of a female, when they find a female, there may already be a male around so the males fight, - using their jaws to to ...

Stag Beetle - Insect Identification


Feb 6, 2014 ... Stag Beetle - Looks can be deceiving. The Stag Beetle drinks sap and uses those intimidating mandibles for courting.

Family Lucanidae - Stag Beetles - BugGuide.Net


Apr 3, 2004 ... Ceruchus striatus - male Lucanus capreolus female - Lucanus capreolus Stag Beetle - Dorcus parallelus Sinodendron rugosum - Sinodendron ...

Stag Beetle (Lucanidae ) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...


A stag beetle is one of more than 1200 different species of beetle that are natively found in Europe. The stag beetle is the largest species of insect to be found in ...

Beetle (Stag) - Overview | Young People's Trust For the Environment


The stag beetle is Britain's largest insect and one of the most well-known of all the beetles. The male is easily recognised because of his mouthparts which have  ...

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Q: What type is a stag beetle?
A: Stag beetles are a species of beetle in the family. Lucanidae. The English name is derived from the large and distinctive mandibles found on the males of most s... Read More »
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Q: What eats stag beetles?
A: rats and mice. Read More »
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Q: What is stag beetle?
A: n. Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae, the males of which have large, elaborately branched and toothed mandibles resembling the antlers of a ... Read More »
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Q: Stag beetle.
A: Dear Michaela - Stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) are very widespread in North America, including Indiana. Although I cannot cite specific county collection ... Read More »
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Q: What eats stag beetles?
A: Magpies, blue jays, woodpeckers, owls, cats, foxes, bats, hedgehogs, badgers, wild boars, Read More »
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