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Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
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
Genera (13): Allomyrina – Augosoma – Beckius – Chalcosoma – Dynastes – Endebius – Eupatorus – Golofa – Haploscapanes – Megasoma – Pachyoryctes – Trypoxylus – Xylotrupes


Dynastini MacLeay, 1819: 64


  • Dynastidae MacLeay, 1819: 64
  • Xylotrupidae Hope, 1838: 319
    • Type genus: Xylotrupes Hope, 1837.
  • Megasominae Swainson, 1840: 210
    • Type genus: Megasoma Kirby, 1825.


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. 64]

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