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Small Stag Beetle - Platycerus quercus - male

Small Stag Beetle - Platycerus quercus - Male
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
May 15, 2006
Size: 10 mm
Detail of mandibles and those clubbed antennae, characteristic of Lucanidae. Quite impressive, though tiny compared to the larger stag beetles.

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