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Photo#15824
Stag Beetle Larva - Lucanus

Stag Beetle Larva - Lucanus
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
April 16, 2005
Size: 55 mm
Thorax, showing stridulatory apparatus on hind leg. Stridulation in stag beetle larvae says: The stridulatory apparatus of stag beetle larvae consists of a pars stridens on the coxae on the middle legs and a plectrum on the trochanter of the hind legs.

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