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A Lesser Doe?

Observed: 22nd May 2010 By: seeckertseeckert’s reputation in Invertebratesseeckert’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Species with which Lesser Stag Beetle (Dorcus parallelipipedus) interacts


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Sexual differences in lesser stags

There will be differences, obviously, but I don't think they are obvious at a casual glance. I don't think this one is sexable from the photo' (but could well be wrong).

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I think she's a female. A

I think she's a female. A male would have a wider head. Females also have two small bumps on the head between the eyes which a clearer photos would show. Males have larger mandibles with distinctive spurs on them.