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Lucanidae (stag beetles)

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The stag beetles (Lucanidae) are medium-sized to very large beetles with more than 1000 species worldwide. From Germany seven species have been recorded, which are all protected by law. The larvae develop in decaying wood, the beetles feed on sap oozing from trees.

World: 930 Europe: 19 Germany: 7 collected: 6 Missing species Overview in inquiry module fraction: 86%
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Missing species Lucanidae (stag beetles) – currently missing species (1)
 Platycerus caprea
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