stag beetle

See also: stag-beetle

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male (left) and female (right) stag beetles, Lucanus cervus

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stag beetle (plural stag beetles)

  1. Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resembling the antlers of a stag
    1. The species Lucanus cervus, which is the largest beetle in the UK.

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