Lucanus swinhoei

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Lucanus swinhoei
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Lucanus swinhoei, adult
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Lucanidae
Genus: Lucanus
Species: L. swinhoei
Binomial name
Lucanus swinhoei
Parry, 1874

Lucanus swinhoei is a herbivorous beetle of the family Lucanidae. It is endemic to Taiwan.[1] It is a squat, heavyset beetle that ranges from around 35 to 55 mm in length, and can be easily identified due to the small "teeth" that line its mandibles.


  1. ^ K. T. Shao (ed.). " Lucanus swinhoei Parry, 1874". Catalogue of life in Taiwan. Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. Retrieved 19 July 2016.