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Melolonthini

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Taxonomy
Melolonthini was named by Leach (1819). It is extant.

It was assigned to Melolonthinae by Statz (1952) and Bouchard et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1819Melolonthini Leach p. 251
1952Melolonthini Statz p. 9
2011Melolonthini Bouchard et al. p. 251

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderScarabaeiformiaCrowson 1960
superfamilyScarabaeoidea
familyScarabaeidae()
subfamilyMelolonthinae(Leach 1817)
tribeMelolonthiniLeach 1819
tribeMelolonthiniLeach 1819

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available