We found this pretty big stag beetle (miyama-kuwagata) when we were out beetle hunting last night. We took it home to take some more photos and then released it in the same place.

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Coleoptera: Lucanidae
Lucanus maculifemoratus
Miyama stag beetle = miyama-kuwagata

Location: Tsurugidake Natural Park, Kurate, Fukuoka-ken (google map)