Gallery description : stag beetle

Stag Beetle (lucanidae) is usually 5cm - 12cm (2in - 4.8in). Stag Beetle inhabits deciduous woodland. It has a shell skin type. The diet is omnivore.

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Facts about stag beetles
NameStag Beetle
PredatorsBats, rats, birds
PhylumArthropoda
Number of Species1,200
FamilyLucanidae
OrderColeoptera
DietOmnivore
Distinctive FeaturesHard, armoured shell and large pincers
Main PreyDecaying wood, nectar, leaves
Conservation StatusThreatened
Size (L)5cm - 12cm (2in - 4.8in)
HabitatDeciduous woodland
Average Litter Size100
Skin TypeShell
KingdomAnimalia
ClassInsecta
Common NameStag beetle
ColourBlack, brown, green, blue, white, yellow
Scientific NameLucanidae
Image Details
Description Stag beetle. File:Golden stag beetle.jpg
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 960 pixels
File type JPG
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