Taxon profile


stag beetles
Lucanidae Latreille, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Scarabaeoidea

Scientific synonyms

Lucanides Latreille, 1804

Temporal range:Cretaceous > Lower Cretaceous – recent


Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subfamily Aesalinae MacLeay, 1819
Cretaceous: Cenomanian – recent
subfamily Lampriminae MacLeay, 1819
subfamily Lucaninae Latreille, 1804
subfamily Syndesinae MacLeay, 1819

Fossil taxa

subfamily Protolucaninae Nikolajev, 2007
Jurassic: Upper Jurassic
subfamily Ceruchitinae Nikolajev, 2006
Tertiary: Oligocene
subfamily Litholampriminae Nikolajev & Ren, 2015
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous
subfamily Paralucaninae Nikolajev, 2000
genus Dorcasoides Motschulsky, 1856

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [100200]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Lucanidae Latreille, 1806]
Data retrieved on: 11 February 2020
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Lucanidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Lucanidae Latreille, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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