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Unknown Beetle

Observed: 2nd September 2013 By: grey georgegrey george’s reputation in Invertebratesgrey george’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Found this guy dead on the path near to an apple tree. There are a lot of wasps on the dropped apples, I wonder if he got stung or just expired in the arid conditions. On further investigation I think this could be a lesser stag beetle.

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Species with which Stag-beetle (Lucanus cervus) interacts