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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
Genus: Golofa
Subgenus: Praogolofa
Species (4): G. inermis – G. minutus – G. testudinarius – G. unicolor


Praogolofa Bates in Whymper, 1892: 34

  • Type species:


Primary references[edit]

  • Bates, H.W. 1892. Coleoptera. Pp. 7–39 in: Supplementary appendix to travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator by Edward Whymper with contributions by H.W. Bates. T.G. Bonney. G.A. Boulenger. Peter Cameron. F. Day. W.L. Distant. A.E. Eaton, F.D. Godman. H.S. Gorham. Martin Jacoby. E.J. Miers. A. Sidney Olliff. O. Salvin. David Sharp. T.R.R. Stebbing. Illustrated. John Murray, London. xxii + [1 (Addenda)] + 147 pp. + 14 pls. BHL [original description: p. 34]


  • 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 12, 2017]