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Stag Beetle - Lucanus capreolus - male

Stag Beetle - Lucanus capreolus - Male
Woodland Trails, Preble County, Ohio, USA
July 9, 2014
I thought this was a female Reddish-brown Stag Beetle, Lucanus capreolus, would like confirmation.
It sure put on a show, raising higher and higher till it almost fell over backwards.
I guess it is a male.

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Stag Beetle - Lucanus capreolus - male Stag Beetle - Lucanus capreolus - male

this looks like a male to me
you have it indicated as being a female though

 
Gender
I guess I wrongly assumed the male would have larger mandibles similar to their cousin the American Stag Beetle.
What is a good way to differentiate their sexes?

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yeah, Reddish-brown Stag Beetle, Lucanus capreolus

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