|Lesser Stag Beetle Dorcus parallelipipedus|
|Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk,
The Lesser Stag Beetle is found in England,
Wales and Ireland and are found where there are old trees,
orchards or hedges.
It is similar though smaller than the female Stag Beetle but has a broader head and a more uniform colour.
|Eggs are laid in decaying
wood where the adults also hide during the day.
There is more information on Maria Fremlin's page.
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