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Subject: Possible stag beetle?
Location: Greenville, SC
June 20, 2012 10:52 am
Hello! This was in the shop at work. We have never seen one before. It has a grey body with a red head and prominent pincers/jaws. It was seen a couple of weeks ago (late spring).
Thank you!
Signature: Kristina & Elizabeth

Giant Stag Beetle

Dear Kristina,
You are correct.  This is a Giant Stag Beetle,
Lucanus elaphus.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: South Carolina
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