Subfamily Melolonthinae Leach 1817 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Alternative spelling: Melolonthidae

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

See also Krell 2000, Lawrence and Newton 1995, Statz 1952, Wappler 2003 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cretomelolonthini Diplotaxini Eophyllocerus Euchirini Hopliini Listrochelus Macrodactylini Melolonthini Melolonthites Phyllophaga Sericini

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection), the United Kingdom (5), United States (1: California)

• Blancan of United States (1: Texas)

• Pliocene of France (1), Tanzania (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (5), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Germany (4), the Russian Federation (1), United States (13: Colorado, Tennessee, Utah)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 42 collections including 55 occurrences

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