No Common Name Dorcus brevis Say, 1825    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Coleoptera   >   Family Lucanidae   >   Genus Dorcus   


One of two Dorcus species found in North America. Found in the eastern U.S., especially the Piedmont.


"Humeral angles of elytra each with a large tooth projecting forward and outward" (BugGuide).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Dorcus brevis in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (6/26/2019). Determined by Blaine Mathison and MJ Paulsen via BugGuide. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A female Dorcus brevis in Dorchester Co., Maryland (4/5/2018). Verified by Alan Jeon and Dana Price. Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

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