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Species Account for Dorcus parallelipipedus

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Dorcus parallelipipedus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lesser Stag Beetle
Coleoptera: Lucanidae

Dorcus parallelipipedus 01 Copyright: Robert Smith

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Taxonomic group: beetles (Coleoptera) - Available county data

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Saproxylic species

Records: 88
First Record: 1981
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 24
Pre-1992 hectads: 5
Total hectads: 25

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Dorcus parallelipipedus
Dorcus parallelipipedus

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 21 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 7 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 4 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 88 records with habitat detail and method information)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Dorcus parallelipipedus

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