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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  ...


Apr 3, 2004 ... Lucanus capreolus Stag Beetle - Lucanus elaphus Coleoptera - Dorcus brevis Beetle - Dorcus parallelus Unknown - Platycerus virescens.


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


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 ...

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 ...


Mar 27, 2014 ... Researchers stage stag beetle battles to solve the mystery of how the male beetles bite so hard.


Stag beetles are a particularly impressive, even fearsome sight.


Stag beetle larvae. Stag beetles spend most of their lives in the larval stage and soon or later gardeners in favoured areas are bound to disturb them.


Jun 9, 2005 ... By Lydia Thomas Senior at Chenowth Academy Kentucky Entomology Leadership Program. Common Kentucky Stag Beetles: ...