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Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Dynastinae
Tribus: Pentodontini
Subtribus: Cheiroplatina
Genus: Cheiroplatys
Species (12): C. amphioxus – C. bifossus – C. borealis – C. carnei – C. castaneus – C. excavatus – C. inconspicuus – C. laevicollis – C. latipes – C. nitidus – C. solidus – C. volsellus


Cheiroplatys Kirby in Hope, 1837: 84


Primary references[edit]

  • Kirby, W. in Hope, F.W. 1837. The coleopterist's manual, containing the lamellicorn insects of Linnaeus and Fabricius. Vol. 1. London: H.G. Bohn. xiii + 121 pp, 4 pls. Internet Archive BHL [original description: p. 84]

Additional references[edit]

  • Burmeister, H. 1847: Handbuch der Entomologie. Coleoptera Lamellicornia Xylophila et Pectinicornia. 5. Berlin: T.C.F. Enslin. Internet Archive BHL
  • Carne, P.B. 1957: A systematic revision of the Australian Dynastinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Melbourne: CSIRO.


  • Schoolmeesters, P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on Jun 9, 2017]