Oonotus sericeus

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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: 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: Dendeziini
Genus: Oonotus
Subgenus: Oonotus (Macroonotus)
Species: Oonotus sericeus


Oonotus sericeus Endrödy-Younga, 1993

Type data[edit]

  • Holotype (unique): SAM
    • Type kind: male
    • Type locality: N'Kandhla forest, Southern Zululand, South Africa

Subgeneric placement[edit]


  • Bartolozzi, L.; Werner, K. 2004: Illustrated catalogue of the Lucanidae from Africa and Madagascar. Taita Publishers: Czech Republic. ISBN 80-902734-7-5
  • Endrödy-Younga, S. 1993: The southern African lucanid genus Oonotus Parry with descriptions of a new subgenus and three new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 36 : 31–40. ISSN: 0041-1752

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