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Family Lucanidae Latreille 1804 (stag beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 69301

Alternative spelling: Lucanides

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1804. Tableau méthodique des insectes. Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle, Appliquée aux Arts, Principalement à l'Agriculture et à l'Economie Rurale et Domestique 24:129-200

Parent taxon: Scarabaeoidea according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Acanthoceridae, Aliscarabaeus, Alloioscarabaeidae, Ateuchites, Belohinidae, Copris subterraneus, Cretonitis, Diphyllostomatidae, Eremazidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Glaresidae, Gymnopleurus deperditus, Hongscarabaeus, Hybosoridae, Hybosorites, Lithoscarabaeidae, Mesoscarabaeus, Ochodaeidae, Onthophagus urusheeri, Opiselleipon, Paralucanidae, Passalidae, Passalopalpidae, Pleocomidae, Prionocephale, Scarabaeidae, Scelocopris, Septiventeridae, Trogidae

Subtaxa: Aesalinae, Ceruchitinae, Dorcasoides, Electraesalopsis, Lampriminae, Litholampriminae, Lucaninae, Paleognathus, Penichrolucaninae, Prosinodendron, Protolucaninae, Syndesinae, Syndesus

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