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Smooth Stag Beetle

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C$99.99
Lucanus palcidus
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Grouping: Beetles and Millipedes


COMMON NAME: SMOOTH STAG BEETLE

SPECIES : Lucanus placidus

DIFFICULTY : EASY

sIZE : [ 25 - 40 mm ]


LUCANUS PLACIDUS IS AN UNCOMMON SPECIES OF STAG BEETLE FOUND IN SANDY SUBSTRATES SURROUNDING THE GREAT LAKES REGION IN CANADA. IN NATURE, LARVAE FEED ON DEAD TREE ROOTS AND ARE KNOW TO HAVE A 4 YEAR LIFE CYCLE. OUR CAPTIVE BRED LUCANUS PLACIDUS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR MAXIMUM SIZE AND MANDIBLE LENGTH, WITH AN ACCELERATED DEVELOPMENT REQUIRING 8 MONTHS TO REACH THEIR ADULT FORM. IN TERMS OF LIFESPAN, SMOOTH STAG BEETLE ADULTS HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO EXCEED 485 + DAYS IN CAPTIVITY. ADULTS CAN BE FED BEETLE JELLIES OR BANANA.
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