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.

Prosopocoilus inclinatus
Prosopocoilus inclinatus Lucanidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Sado Island, Tsushima and Yaku Island.
Found in woodland in low elevation.
Are very popular among children and have dark brow to red brown body with elongated curved mandibles.
Sometimes small males only have small mandibles.
Rest on the upper part of trees during the daytime but become active at night and fly to quercus acutissimam, basket willow and quercus serrata for sap, their main food.
Most of them die after summer like lucanidae but some do make it through the winter.

●Length  about 25 to 75 mm
●Adult Flight Season  June to about August
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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