Family Lucanidae Latreille 1804 (stag beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Lucanidae

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

See also Carpenter 1992, Krell 2000, Latreille 1804, Lawrence and Newton 1995, Nikolajev 2007 and Wappler 2003

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

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

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), France (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (4), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (1), United States (2: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of China (3), Kazakhstan (1), Mongolia (1), Myanmar (2), the Russian Federation (2)

• Jurassic of China (1)

Total: 27 collections including 34 occurrences

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