Erichius caelatus

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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
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Lucanidae
Subfamilia: Lucaninae
Tribus: Sclerostomini
Genus: Erichius
Species: Erichius caelatus


  • Erichius caelatus (Blanchard, 1842)
    • Original combination: Lucanus caelatus
    • Current combination authority: Paulsen, 2010
    • Primary type: lectotype
      • Fixation: designated by Paulsen (2010)


  • Lucanus variolosus Hope in Westwood, 1845
    • Primary type: lectotype
      • Fixation: designated by Paulsen (2010)


  • Hope, F.W. & Westwood, J.O. 1845. A catalogue of the lucanoid Coleoptera in the collection of the Rev. F. W. Hope together with descriptions of the new species therein contained. J.C. Bridgewater, London. 31 pp. BUGZ. Reference page
  • Paulsen, M.J. 2010: The stag beetles of southern South America (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Bulletin of University of Nebraska State Museum, 24: 1–148. abstract only seen


Vernacular names[edit]

English: engraved flightless stag beetle