Stag Beetle

Accession number 2013.1.652
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Material Information

Title:
Stag Beetle
Physical Description:
Artifact
Donor:
Palumbo ( donor )

Notes

General Note:
Order: Coleoptera. Family: Lucanidae. The stag beetle's name comes from the large protruding mandibles, which males use to contest each other for mates. The wrestling resembles the antlers of stags being used to fight over females. Diet: Larvae feed on decaying trees. Adults feed on tree sap and decaying fruit. Distribution: Worldwide except for Antarctica. University of Nebraska State Museum Department of Entomology, http://museum.unl.edu/research/entomology/Guide/Scarabaeoidea/Lucanidae/Lucanidae-Catalog/LucanidaeC.htm /// University of Iowa Department of Entomology, Bug Guide, http://bugguide.net/node/view/3103 ///

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier:
accession number - 2013.1.652
System ID:
AA00016774:00001