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Species Lucanus mazama - Cottonwood Stag Beetle

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Lucanidae (Stag Beetles)
Subfamily Lucaninae
Tribe Lucanini
Genus Lucanus
Species mazama (Cottonwood Stag Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lucanus mazama (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Dorcus mazama LeConte, 1861
Syn: Pseudolucanus bicostatus Angell, 1917
sw US (AZ-NM-CO-UT) (BG data)
Jun-Aug (BG data)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard