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Photo#38692
Stag Beetle Larva - Lucanus

Stag Beetle Larva - Lucanus
Cox Mountain Trail, Fews Ford Section, Eno River State Park, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
November 4, 2005
Size: 65 mm
Found under a rotting hardwood log in a mixed pine/deciduous forest. This was a very large, plump grub. See other images for anatomic details suggesting this is a stag beetle, Lucanus, and see this image for references:


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