Syndesus ambericus

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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: Lucanidae
Subfamilia: Syndesinae
Genus: Syndesus
Species: †Syndesus ambericus


  • Syndesus ambericus Woodruff, 2009
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated and unique
      • Description: [adult] male in Dominican amber
      • Repository: 'Deposited in the Brodzinsky-Lopez Peña Collection, USNM #502873, Acc. # 371429, Woodruff # 5656, housed in the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.'
    • Type locality: 'Dominican Republic, probably Cordillera Septentrional'


Primary references[edit]

  • Woodruff, R.E. 2009: A new fossil species of stag beetle from Dominican Republic amber, with Australasian connections (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Insecta mundi, (0098) PDF