Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Coromandel fauna: Moehau stag beetle (1st of 4)

Coromandel fauna: Moehau stag beetle

This stag beetle (Geordorcus sp. ‘Moehau’) is only known from the Moehau Range, where its habitat is moist patches under rocks and rotting logs. It is flightless and is about 2.5 centimetres long.

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Photograph by Gregory H. Sherley

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30366/coromandel-fauna-moehau-stag-beetle (accessed 24 September 2020)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016