Small beetle under beech logs - looks like a little stag beetle
16 mm long including mandibles.
Found under a rotting log on the forest floor.
Identified by Lil Cosslett
On unspecified residential property dominated by manuka/kanuka.
found at base of Fuchsia at Omahu Bush
found on a tree trunk alongside the track. There were several other just like this spotted during our walk also
Was under a rotting log on the edge of the Motu River, just outside the fence of a nice forest remnant (mixed podocarp-beech) in a roadside reserve.
Found on tree trunk at night