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Lesser stag beetle

Observed: 4th July 2009 By: littlelocket
OPAL Community Scientist
littlelocket’s reputation in Invertebrates

I saw this lesser stag beetle on the path outside my house heading towards the main road and almost certain death! Lucky for him I rescued him and put him somewhere more suitable.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Lesser stag beetle (Dorcus parallelipipedus) interacts


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Hi Lucy, I think you've uploaded your photo okay but it doesn't seem to be attached to your observation - could you try editing the observation and making sure the tick box next to the photo is ticked? (It's a good photo, would be a shame not to see it!)

Entomologist and biological recorder

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Its a wonderful photo if its

Its a wonderful photo if its the one at

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

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Ah yes, I hadn't ticked the

Ah yes, I hadn't ticked the photo box. Hopefully now everyone can see my lovely piccie!