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JAPANESE VERSION I can't understand English!
Japanese children like to play with stag beetles. I was no exception to that as a child a long time ago.
But as the beetles were so abundant and easy to get, I never thought of raising them for breeding. I didn't have the appropriate knowledge, either.
Nowadays the stag beetles are getting less, mostly because of the recent city development.
Today, as the raising stag beetles as pets is getting popular among adults, their life styles are becoming clearer. Some of their kinds can be bred from generation to generation.
Having come to know many friends of the same age with the same hobby through the computer networks, I came to the idea that some people abroad may raise stag beetles as well, which is the reason I decided to open this webpage.
There may be some other unknown ways to raise them. If our knowledge could help foreign people breed various stag beetles, that would be exciting. I hope that we would be able to raise some of the foreign stag beetles which are forbidden here now.
If you share my feelings, please don't hesitate to e-mail me.
Sendai Miyagi JAPAN / Kouichi.Tanida
STAG BEETLE What kinds of stag beetles are there?
HOW TO BREED STAG BEETLESWhat must we do?
Emerging scene of Lucanus maculifemoratus15 Thumb nails.
MARUTAKA'S PHOTO GALLERYDo you like long horn beetles?
BEETLE'S JUNGLEI'm waiting for your nice beetle's photos!
Collecting beetle report of Dorcus rubrofemoratus in Miyagi
Collecting beetle report of Lucanus cervus in Slovakia
Emerging scene of Odontolabis siva 1A animation gif file.
Emerging scene of Odontolabis siva 2Index of many jpeg files
ELECTRIC SPECIMEN BOXYou can see many spcimens.
BEETLE MOVIE THEATER There are beetle avi files.
Beetle icons collection'97 Ver.102This time, MAC and Windows 95 can see the icons. I remaked ico file to gif file.
Very short movie of Aesalus asiaticus 962KB Running time is about 6 sec. Please use Quick time movie player.
INSECT LINKSDo you want to see more insects?
Wall paper of Platycerus acuticollis 1024x768pic cell 51KB
Wall paper of Platycerus acuticollis 1024x768pic cell 61KB
Wall paper of Platycerus caraboides 1024x768pic cell 55KB
Wall paper of Dorcus antaeus 1024x768pic cell 58KB
Wall paper of Figulus boninensis 1024x768pic cell 132KB
Wall paper of Ｌucanus maculifemoratus1024x768pic cell 102KB
Wall paper of Lucanus elaphus1024x768pic cell 82KB
Wall paper of Prismognathus angularis1024x768pic cell 91KB
Wall paper of Lucanus cervus akbesianus1024x768pic cell 79KB
Wall paper of Megasoma elephas1024x768pic cell 68KB
Wall paper of Lucanus cervus judaicus1024x768pic cell 99KB
Wall paper of Lucanus fryi1024x768pic cell 93KB
Wall paper of Lucanus hayashii1024x768pic cell 77KB
Wall paper of Lucanus feriiei1024x768pic cell 64KB
Wall paper of Lucanus mearesii1024x768pic cell 67KBNEW
Wall paper of Damaster blaptoides(024x768pic cell 101KBNEW
The picture book of Japanese Lucanus
MARUTAKA'S REAR Bugs
American beetles fromMr.Shohara
The picture book of Dorcus titanus
How to make dried specimens
I went the insect fair in Miyagi
I went the insect fair in Tokyo
I went to get Lucanus maculifemoratus's larvae in Miyagi
What is the STAG BEETLE FOOL?Web beetle magazin STAG BEETLE FOOLS
This site is a huge site(about 100MB).
You'll stray the site.
Therefore, this page will open new window and display a reports there.
Lucanus maculifemoratus rearing Manual 5pages
Lucanus maculifemoratus'sTooth form change by breeding 1page
Malformation of Lucanus maculifemoratus 2pages
2.The search for Lucanus cervus!
Lucanus cervus on the Internet 1page
Lucanus cervus seen on a specimen label 1page
Lucanus cervus seen to a stamp 1page
Lucanus cervus seen in a specimen 1page
Lucanus cervus seen in a specimen 2page
Lucanus cervus seen in a scale model 1page
Lucanus cervus seen in a art sculpture 1page
Lucanus cervus seen in a scale model2 1page
Lucanus cervus seen in a bronze sculptures 2pagesNEW
My breeding room 1page
Breeding reports of small species 4pages
How to collect beetles by public lights 1page
Breeding reports of Megasoma elephas 5pages
My car for colleecting beetles 4pages
An artificial dense fog occurrence device 3pages
Specimen dryness device (tableware drying machine)2pagesNEW
4.My collecting beetle reports
Platycerus delicatulus in Miyagi 9pages
Platycerus acuticollis in Hukushima 1page
Lucanus gamunus in Mikura Island 9pages
Rhmborrhina japonica in Saitama 1page
Dorcus montivagus in Hukushima 2pages
Lucanus maculifemoratus in Hokkaido 9pages
Geotrupes auratus in Kinkasan Island 6pages
Light trap reports 2001 7pages
Light trap reports 2003 14pagesNEW
Damaster blaptoides viridipennis in Ajishima Island NEW
5.Visit reports.Experience reports
Tuskidate insect museum(Miyagi Prefecture Tsukidate-machi) 7pages
Oosaka insect fair and a grate stag beetle collecter Mr.Katuhiko Suzumura 9pages
Woods and beetles exhibition inside report(Miyagi Prefecture Sendai City Aoba-ku) 6pages
Tokiwamachi rhinoceros beetle museum(Hukushima Prefecture Tokiwa-machi) 9pages
Tukuba city toyosatoyukarinomori museum(Ibaragi Prefecture Tsukuba City) 10pages
Kaei museum(Miyagi Prefecture Sendai City Aoba-ku) 3pages
Tainai koncyu no ie museum(Niigata Prefecture Kurokawa-mura) 10pages
Making specimen box for large rino beetle 2pages
My collection of beetles 13pages
Fixing dried specimens 4pages
Dissection of Lucanus maculifemoratus 9pages
Dissection of Dynastes heracules 6pages
Hololepta amurensis 1page
Batocera lineolata 1page
Copris pecuarius 1page
Anomala holosericea 1page
curvidens rearing manual Ver.2.0Written by Kamearikabuto
Prosopocoilus inclinatus rearing ManualWritten by Sho Endo
Edit/ArtMiyagi JAPAN BAKUHATU SAZAE
PhotosMiyagi JAPAN BAKUHATU SAZAE
Takao TAIWAN MARU-TAKATaipei
Louisiana USA Brian Pankow & Catherine
PankowBratislava Slovakia Milan Polaczyk
Bologna ITALY Carlo Cencini
Telatyn POLAND Szczepan Ziarko
Live insect/ Dead specimenHukushima JAPAN Shinichi Adachi
Hukushima JAPAN Kuwagatatarou
Oosaka JAPAN Hama-Chan
Tokyo JAPAN Hero
California USAThomus Shohara
Worthington USA Tom Middagh
Slovakian beetle friends
English translationTokyo JAPAN Sho Endo
CooperationTokyo JAPAN Naoki Sakamoto
Hyougo JAPAN Kouichiro Sugano
CoffeeSendai JAPAN Kamisan