Dynastes

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 



Superregnum: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Cladus: Filozoa
Cladus: Choanobionta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Dynastinae
Tribus: Dynastini
Genus: Dynastes
Species (7): D. grantii – D. hercules – D. hyllus – D. maya – D. neptunus – D. satanas – D. tityus

Name[edit]

Dynastes MacLeay, 1819: 22

  • Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by ICZN (2014)
  • Type species: Scarabaeus hercules Linnaeus, 1758 by subsequent designation by Kirby (1825).

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Macleay, W.S. 1819. Horae entomologicae: or essays on the annulose animals. Containing geneal observations on the geography, manners, and natural affinities of the Insects which compose the genus Scarabaeus of Linnaeus; to which are added a few incidental remarks on the genera Lucanus and Hister of the same author. With an appendix and plates. Vol. 1. Part 1. London: S. Bagster, xxx + [2] + 160 pp., 3 pls. BHL Reference page.  [original description: p. 22]

Additional references[edit]

  • Iannacone-Oliver, J.; Soras-Vega, A. 2012: Dynastes (Macleay, 1819): distribución, lista de especies para Sudamérica y Crianza en Cautiverio. Scientia, 12(12): 81–103. PDF
  • Kirby, W. 1825: A description of such genera and species of insects, as alluded to in the "Introduction to Entomology" of Messrs. Kirby and Spence, as appear not to have been before sufficiently noticed or described. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 14: 563–572. Internet Archive
  • Ratcliffe, B. C., R. D. Cave, and E. Cano. 2013. The dynastine scarab beetles of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 27: 1–666.

Links[edit]

  • 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. [accessed on Jun 10, 2017]