Origin of stag beetle
Examples from the Web for stag beetle
The hirschkfer (stag-beetle) in its worm state makes its bed-chamber, prior to its metamorphosis, half as long as itself.Anima Poet|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Blue as hyacinth was one of his eyes, dark as a stag-beetle's back was the other.
This structure you will find in the stag-beetle, and some other timber-devourers.
You will find an articulation very near this, but on a smaller scale, in the stag-beetle.
The common dor-beetle, the cockchafer, the stag-beetle, and others supply us with illustrations of this.Proverb Lore|F. Edward Hulme