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stag beetle

Saltos de línea: stag bee¦tle

Definición de stag beetle en inglés:

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A large dark beetle, the male of which has large branched jaws that resemble a stag’s antlers.
  • Family Lucanidae: several species, including the European Lucanus cervus
Example sentences
  • It is revealing that they often mix and shuffle elements from various species, combining the antlers of a stag beetle and the feelers of a fly, or a butterfly's proboscis and an ant's thorax, to create fantastic new hybrids.
  • Our thanks to the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution for making the stag beetle and many other fine images available on their FTP image file.
  • Jenny Scholfield, conservation manager for the London Wildlife Trust, said: ‘Distribution of the stag beetle has fallen dramatically, so any area where they have been seen is vital for research.’

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