Lucanidae

Belongs within: Scarabaeoidea.Contains: Figulus, Lissotes. The Lucanidae, stag beetles, are a group of scarabaeoid beetles that are typically associated with decaying wood on which they feed as larvae. Adults may feed at flowers or from sap flows. Most exhibit pronounced sexual dimorphism with males having greatly enlarged, curving mandibles that are used in combat between… Continue reading Lucanidae