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ⓘ Giraffe stag beetle. The Giraffe Stag-Beetle is the worlds largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws, also is one of the largest stag beetles in th ..




Giraffe stag beetle
                                     

ⓘ Giraffe stag beetle

The Giraffe Stag-Beetle is the worlds largest saw-tooth stag beetle with long and sharp jaws, also is one of the largest stag beetles in the world. It lives in wide range of Asia - from India to Indonesia. Aggressive, fierce and powerful, it fights using its muscular jaws. It is up to 119 millimetres in length. Body color is typically determined by habitat.

                                     

1. List of subspecies

  • Prosopocoilus giraffa makatai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Philippines - Mindoro, Luzon
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa timorensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Timor Is.
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa borobudur Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Java
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa nishiyamai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Sulawesi
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa daisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Philippines - Negros, Sibuyan Is.
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa keisukei Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Flores Is., Lombok Is.
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa nilgiriensis Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 S. India
  • Prosopocoilus giraffa nishikawai Mizunuma et Nagai, 1991 Sangir Is.