Stag beetle

Definition of Stag beetle

(Zool.) any one of numerous species of lamellicorn beetles belonging to Lucanus and allied genera, especially Lucanus cervus of Europe and Lucanus dama of the United States. The mandibles are large and branched, or forked, whence the name. The larva feeds on the rotten wood of dead trees. Called also horned bug, and horse beetle.

See also: Stag

Related Words

family Lucanidae, lamellicorn beetle, Lucanidae
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