|Japanese stag beetle|
|Sales name||Japanese stag beetle|
|Also known as||Analytical|
|Scientific name (*)||Dorcus hopei binodulosus
(Formerly: Dorcus curvidens binodulosus)
（※）… Scientific names of species listed in the common name.
|Habitat||Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Tsushima, Korea|
|Length (for reference only)||Male: 22-83 mm f: 21 mm – 53 mm|
|Breeding requirements (*)||Acclimation temperature: 15-25 ° C
Type of laying: of birth (hard wood)
Reared: Pleurotus ostreatus mycelia bins, fermentation mats
Larval duration: 6 months-1 year
Emerging after a dormant period: 1 to 3 months
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※… Breeding requirements is 1 example. Does not assure you necessarily this environment breeds and breed can be.
|What kind?||Is the largest species of stag screened in Japan became the domestic drugs. larger than 70 mm and the scarcity of very expensive and trading and became known as the black diamond. Stag in current prices is calm, most easy to put them in the hands. And establish of a large population of hyphal bin, there are 80 mm over population in recent years. Would say the insect world in most breeds and breed, lineage, etc. made out of beautiful plants even stuck to the body, white is fixed. Breeding, breed is very easy, longevity. Would say the depths without including greenhouse Club Japan produced special, learn the basics of breeding stag of the best with the best in the world.
Japan Japan almost inhabited the species is seen at higher altitudes in the local density is thin and in the Plains River willows and woodlands sunny wooded areas, Northeastern POS. Rarely Odaiba oak especially in rural areas used to inoculate mushroom cultivation, charcoal is known as a good species Habitat, nocturnal, look at the tree from the timid personality, Habitat and so Odaiba oak-Dong.
From easy-breeding are well known. It makes me think once again of the importance of the natural environment for insects, such as the risk of collecting etiquette and released there.
|Breeding||Breeding is most suitable to learn the basics of the stag, with very easy.
To bleed late emergence using mature individuals only about a year, good for a bit of wood of Quercus acutissima and q. serrata laying wood. By using roofing materials also known that number of eggs laid. A female laying eggs in protein intake is important, that many number of eggs laid in enough protein can. You may eat the larvae and insufficient protein intake is the female of her baby, eat the male. Give high-nutrient jelly contains proteins. The mealworms, pupae of beetles is useful for protein intake.
Larvae can develop in both hyphal bin, Matt. In Mycelial bin easy to get large populations, but costly, management of emerging dysfunction and hyphal bottle neck. By Matt large individuals produce difficult emerging failure is less expensive at least benefit.
|Other||Lineage called white is whiter population and beautiful individuals is maintained and is very popular.|
|Variants||China based subspecies: ssp. Hopei
Japan from the Korean Peninsula: ssp. binodulosus
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