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.

Macrodorcus rectus
Macrodorcus rectus Lucanidae
Main region: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Izu Islands, Sado Island, Tsushima and Yaku Island.
Found in mountainous forests or woodlands.
Often seen in Takao from early summer to autumn.
Has small body but some big adults have outstanding mandibles.
Are less active during daytime and likely to hide in hollow of trees or space at tree base and become more active after sunset.
Fly to quercus serrata or quercus acutissima for sap.
Able to hide and suck sap in hollow space under the bark of tree where large lucanidae cannot go into.

●Length (including mandible)   about 20 to 55 mm
●Adult Flight Season  June to about September
※Quotation from Mount Takao formula application
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