To pacify Bolax for the loss of his treasure Aunt Lucy told him about a stag-beetle her uncle had as a pet.
This structure you will find in the stag-beetle, and some other timber-devourers.
The common dor-beetle, the cockchafer, the stag-beetle, and others supply us with illustrations of this.
As long as a weaver's beam was each of her two shins, and they were as dark as the back of a stag-beetle.
The hirschkfer (stag-beetle) in its worm state makes its bed-chamber, prior to its metamorphosis, half as long as itself.
The toy called a kite is in French cerf volant, flying stag, a name also applied to the stag-beetle, and in Ger.
You will find an articulation very near this, but on a smaller scale, in the stag-beetle.
The last wood-boring beetle which will be mentioned is the stag-beetle of our own country.
Professor Bradley, of Cambridge, mentions the following remarkable instance of insect strength in a stag-beetle.
The mandibles of the stag-beetle were formerly employed in medicine, under the name of Horns of Scarabi.