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 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 ...
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
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 »
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 ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... Stag Beetle - Looks can be deceiving. The Stag Beetle drinks sap and uses those
intimidating mandibles for courting.
Apr 3, 2004 ... Ceruchus striatus - male Lucanus capreolus female - Lucanus capreolus Stag
Beetle - Dorcus parallelus Sinodendron rugosum - Sinodendron ...
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 ...
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