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Bug and Insect Illustration (Illustrator)

Beetle Illustration, Colored Pencil


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Bison Stag Beetle (Malaysia), colored pencil

About stag beetles:
Stag beetles vary in size from about 3 to 5 inches in length. Males have antler-like mandibles that are used for jousting with other males. They eat leaves, bark, and aphid honeydew. Larvae eat decaying wood.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamily: Scarabaenoidea
Family: Lucanidae

More about stag beetles:
Wikipedia: Stag beetle
Bug Guide: Family Lucanidae - Stag Beetles



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