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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: Scarabaeinae
Genus: Gromphas
Species (6): G. aeruginosa – G. amazonica – G. dichroa – G. inermis – G. jardim – G. lemoinei


Gromphas Brullé, 1837


Primary references[edit]

  • Dejean 1833: Catal. Coléopt., ed. 2, 143 [n.n.]; Brullé 1839, in Audouin & Brullé, H. N. Ins., 6 (2) (Col.), 304.

Additional references[edit]

  • Cupello, M.; Vaz-de-Mello, F.Z. 2013: Taxonomic revision of the South American dung beetle genus Gromphas Brullé, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Phanaeini: Gromphadina). Zootaxa 3722(4): 439–482. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3722.4.2 Reference page
  • Cupello, M.; Vaz-de-Mello, F.Z. 2014: Correction of the type species of the South American genus Gromphas Brullé, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Phanaeini). Zootaxa 3790(2): 399–400. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3790.2.7 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 Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on March 27, 2017]