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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: Pentodontini
Genus: Pericoptus
Species: P. corumbaensis – P. frontalis – P. nitidulus – P. punctatus – P. stupidus – P. truncatus


Pericoptus Burmeister, 1847: 111


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Additional references[edit]

  • Broun, T. 1880: Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Colonial Museum and Geological Survey Department, Wellington. Internet Archive BHL BUGZ
  • Broun, T. 1904: Descriptions of new genera and species of New Zealand Coleoptera. Annals and magazine of natural history (7), 14: 41–59, 105-127. Internet Archive BHL BUGZ
  • Endrödi, S. 1974: Monographie der Dynastinae 4. Tribus: Pentodontini von Australien und Neu-Zeeland (Coleoptera). Folia entomologica hungarica, 27 (2): 17–70.
  • Given, B.B. 1955: A preliminary note on the genus Pericoptus (Scarabaeidae, Dynastinae). New Zealand entomologist 1(5): 15–18. DOI: 10.1080/00779962.1955.9722744 Reference page
  • Hope, F.W. 1837: The coleopterist's manual, containing the lamellicorn insects of Linnaeus and Fabricius. Vol. 1 . London: H.G. Bohn. Internet Archive BHL


  • 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 Jun 17, 2017]