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beetle- 7 - Lucanus cervus



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(Natural Science): beetle stag male European Stag beetle Lucanus cervus approximately 4cm long found on the branch of old weeping willow being cut back in May in the Haute Pyrenees France closeup 7 AL.jpg
D= [May 23, 2007]; S=39kB, 600x450; T=JPEG image [MIME:image/jpeg].

Key: D= file date of exhibit; S= size in bytes, XxY pixels, etc; T= type of exhibit; L= location/time or viewpoint of exhibit (if known).

  • beetle = beetles, insect, Coleoptera
  • beetle stag = Lucanus cervus = Mainly inhabit dead and rotting wood May to August. Normally harmless to humans as ther 'antlers' are used only for fighting other males in the mating season, though possibly capable of delivering a nasty 'nip'.

  • closeup = close-up/macro; tightly framed and imaged at a relatively large scale

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  • dung beetle = miskruier, inkubabulongo

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  • south africa eastern cape = Oos-Kaap
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Avoiding the little critters was sometimes quite tricky though!


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