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Subfamily Lucaninae

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Coleoptera suborder Polyphaga infraorder Scarabeiformia superfamily Scarabaeoidea family Lucanidae → subfamily Lucaninae Latreille, 1804


Daughter taxa

Tribes: 21 (9 illustrated). Genera: 98 (19 illustrated). Subgenera: 56 (18 illustrated). Species.

Aegini Maes, 1992 [tribe]


Allotopini Maes, 1992 [tribe]

Allotopus, Mesotopus

Colophonini Maes, 1992 [tribe]


Dendeziini Benesh, 1955 [tribe]

Dendezia, Oonotus, Xiphodontus

Homoderini Maes, 1992 [tribe]


Leptinopterini Jakobson, 1911 [tribe]


Platycerini Mulsant, 1842 [tribe]

Platycerus, Succiniplatycerus

Platyceroidini Paulsen and Hawks, 2008 [tribe]

Platyceroides, Platyceropsis

Pseudodorcini Benesh, 1960 [tribe]


Rhaethulini Miwa, 1931 [tribe]


Ryssonotini Benesh, 1960 [tribe]

Cacostomus, Eucarteria, Ryssonotus

Pseudoscortizus Arnaud et al., 2008 [genus]

Pseudoscortizus incredibilis

Lucaninae photos with superspecies identification

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Lucaninae sp.


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