Lamprima aurata

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Lamprima aurata
Golden stag beetle.jpg
Lamprima aurata, adult male
Female Golden Stag Beetle.jpg
Lamprima aurata, adult female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Lucanidae
Genus: Lamprima
Species: L. aurata
Binomial name
Lamprima aurata
Latreille, 1817

The golden stag beetle (Lamprima aurata) is a species of beetle in the family Lucanidae. It measures between 15 and 25 mm in length and is relatively common in the East of Australia. It feeds mainly of vegetation like Eucalyptus or Acacia.


External links[edit]

  • A very high resolution macro (gigamacro) image of Lamprima aurata that the viewer can scroll around and zoom in for an extreme closeup view of any part.[dead link]