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Photo#635763
Stag Beetle - Lucanus placidus

Stag Beetle - Lucanus placidus
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
April 30, 2012
Size: 25mm (1")

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Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Lucanus sp.
Probably Lucanus placidus. The tibiae do not appear to be reddish as in capreolus, although the lighting in your photos seems to be on the red side which enhances the dark reddish color.

 
I agree
L. placidus

stag beetle
genus Lucanus species capreolus I presume

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