Taxon profile


Stag Beetle
Lucanus cervus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Lucanidae - stag beetles »  genus Lucanus »  subgenus Lucanus

Scientific synonyms

Lucanus scapulodonta Weinreich, 1963
Scarabaeus cervus Linnaeus, 1758 o
Scarabaeus tridentatus Linnaeus, 1758 (partim.) p




Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

food: Castanea sativa Mill. - Sweet Chestnut, Quercus L. - oak

Distribution maps

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Lucanus cervus cervus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Lucanus cervus cervus

subspecies Lucanus cervus judaicus Planet, 1900
subspecies Lucanus cervus laticornis Deyrolle, 1864
subspecies Lucanus cervus turcicus Sturm, 1843

Lucanus cervus turcicus

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [123296]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lucanus cervus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Lucanus cervus (Linné, 1758)]

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o original combination

p part of an original larger group

species extinct in area described by check-list