Lamprima aurata

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Lamprima aurata
Golden stag beetle.jpg
Adult male
Female Golden Stag Beetle.jpg
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 beetles in the family Lucanidae. It measures between 15 and 25 mm in length and is relatively common in eastern Australia. It feeds mainly on vegetation such as Eucalyptus or Acacia.

Golden stag larva

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