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Reddish-brown Stag Beetle--detail of leg - Lucanus capreolus - male

Reddish-brown Stag Beetle--detail of leg - Lucanus capreolus - Male
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
July 15, 2007
Size: 30 mm
Right middle leg of male Lucanus capreolus (30 mm body length), showing characteristics of family Lucanidae:
  • tarsal formula 5-5-5 (5 segments, i.e., tarsomeres on each tarsus)
  • tarsal claws equal in size
One can also see the yellow femora characteristic of this species. Date corrected 11/17/19!

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