Treasures of Mt. Takao

Takao 599 museum has all kinds of animals inhabit in Mt. Takao in various ways of exhibitions such as seasonal wild plants preserved in acrylic and all kinds of animals specimens inhibits in Mt. Takao. On the "NATURE WALL," stuffed animals are displayed and shows the movie to introduce the dynamic nature of Mt. Takao.

Lucanus maculifemoratus
Lucanus maculifemoratus Lucanidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Sado Island and Iki Island.
Found in woodland and beechwood forests.
Are popular for their masculine body but limited habitat compare to dorcus rectus and prosopocoilus inclinatus. The protrusions are from the back of their head that is unique to this species.
They grow with age like mandibles and rarely seen on small species.
Male body is brownish black to brownish red with gold hair on body surface.
Female body is brownish black.
They are more active at night than daytime, fly to quercus acutissimam and quercus serrata for sap.

●Length  about 30 to 80 mm
●Adult Flight Season  July to about August
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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