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Aegognathus Leuthner, 1883
....Aegognathus Leuthner, 1883: 445 (orig. cit.)

Superfamily.....
Family........... Subfamily......

Scarabaeoidea
Lucanidae
Lucaninae
 
Lucaninae Genera

Aegognathus
Altitatiayus
Andinolucanus
Arnaudius
Apterocyclus
Apterodorcus
Auxicerus
Brasilucanus
Caenolethrus
Cantharolethrus
Casignetus
Charagmophorus
Chiasognathus
Chileistomus
Dorcus
Erichius
Incadorcus
Leptinopterus
Lucanus
Macrocrates
Metadorcinus
Metadorcus
Montesinus
Onorelucanus
Platyceroides
Platycerus
Pycnosiphorus
Sclerostomulus
Sclerostomus
Scortizus
Sphaenognathus
Zikanius

 

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spitzi

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Aegognathus spitzi, male.
Photo by M.J. Paulsen
Approximate distribution of
Aegognathus
species.
 

Distribution: Neotropical South America: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Revision or Synopsis:

Weinreich, E., 1963. Revision südamerikanischer Lucanidae (Ins. Col.), III. Die Gattungen Pholidotus, Aegognathus, Macrocrates, Auxicerus, und Ergänzungen zu Metadorcus, Scortizus, Beneshius, und Sclerostomus. Senckenbergiana Biologica 44: 183-212.

 
   
 

Composition: 9 species.

 

 

 

Species profiles: (pages under construction)

A. aguirei Arnaud & Bomans
A. caledoniaensis
Grossi, Racca-Filho, & Vaz-de-Mello
A. confusus
Arnaud & Bomans
A. iridicolor
Lüderwaldt
A. leuthneri
Van der Poll
A. similis
Arnaud & Bomans
A. soulai
Arnaud & Bomans
A. spitzi
Ohaus
A. waterhousei
Leuthner

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
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Author: M. J. Paulsen
Generated on:
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University of Nebraska State Museum - Division of Entomology