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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: Cetoniinae
Tribus: Goliathini
Subtribus: Dicronocephalina
Genus: Dicronocephalus
Species (6): D. adamsi – D. dabryi – D. shimomurai – D. uenoi – D. wallichi – D. yui

Unaccepted names: D. diminuata


Dicronocephalus Hope, 1837



Primary references[edit]

  • Hope 1837: Coleopt. Manual, 116; Westwood 1842, Arcana Entom., (8) 116.

Additional references[edit]

  • Devecis 2008: [Contribution to the knowledge on the genus Dicronocephalus Hope 1831 and description of Dicronocephalus chantrainei. New species of Cetoniidae of North Myanmar.] Cetoniimania, 5(1-2): 62–70.
  • Krajcik, M. 2014: Addenda to checklist of the world Scarabaeoidea 2012. Part II. New synonyms in Dicronocephalus Hope (Cetoniinae). animma.x 59: 1–11. [Not seen] Reference page
  • Young, R.M. 2012: A diminutive new species of Dicronocephalus Hope (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae) from Xizang Zizhiqu (Tibet Autonomous Region), China, with a distributional analysis of the genus. The Coleopterists Bulletin 66(3): 203-208. DOI: 10.1649/072.066.0304 Reference page


  • 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 www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on May 1, 2017]