†family Paralucanidae Nikolajev 2000 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Paralucanidae

Alternative spelling: Paralucaninae

Full reference: G. V. Nikolajev. 2000. New subfamily of the stag beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Lucanidae) from the Mesozoic of Mongolia, and its position in the system of the superfamily. Paleontological Journal 34(Suppl 3):S327-S330

Parent taxon: Scarabaeoidea according to G. V. Nikolajev 2007

See also Nikolajev 2000

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

Subtaxa: Paralucanus

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Type: Paralucanus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Shar-Teg, outcrop 443/1 (PIN collection 4270) (Jurassic of Mongolia)

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