Dorcus rectus


Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Lucanidae
Subfamilia: Lucaninae
Genus: Dorcus
Species: Dorcus rectus



Dorcus rectus (Motschulsky, 1857)


  • Iguchi, Y. 2013: Male mandible trimorphism in the stag beetle Dorcus rectus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). European journal of entomology, 110(1): 159–163. DOI: 10.14411/eje.2013.022
  • Tsuchiya, T. 2003: Revisional studies of Dorcus rectus (Motschulsky, 1857) from the islands off southern Kyushu. Gekkan-Mushi, (390): 42–51.
  • Interference competition and cannibalism by Dorcus rectus (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) larvae in the laboratory and field.
  • Are stag beetles fungivorous?
  • Regional collapse of symbiotic specificity between lucanid beetles and canestriniid mites.
  • Utilization of the nutrients in the soluble and insoluble fractions of fungal mycelium by larvae of the stag beetle, Dorcus rectus (Coleoptera: Lucanidae).