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  1. Beautiful shot!
    Location: Portugal?
    Posted 5 months ago
    1. yes! Thanks! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Vey nice Felix. Posted 2 months ago

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Platycerus spiniger is a species of polyphagous Coleoptera insect in the Lucanidae family. The scientific authority of the species is Schaufuss, having been described in the year 1862. It is a species present in Portuguese territory. This species is endemic to the Iberian Peninsula.

This is an obligate saproxylic species. Towards the Mediterranean part of its distribution in Spain, it is present mainly in mountains above 700 and often 1,000 m; in the north-western part of Spain it is.. more

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Uploaded Dec 20, 2019. Captured May 23, 2019 16:19.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO2800
  • 50mm