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Observed: 7th May 2011 By: RainbowRainbow’s reputation in InvertebratesRainbow’s reputation in InvertebratesRainbow’s reputation in Invertebrates

Black beetle approx 25mm long. Sitting on top of hypericum.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lesser Stag Beetle (Dorcus parallelipipedus) interacts


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Male lesser stag beetle

Hi Rob, I tend to agree! Didn't notice the '25mm size' until after I posted the ID and after reviewing the image in more detail came to the same conclusion as you that it was more likely a lesser Stag beetle, have been waiting for someone to update it! Cheers - Richard