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Leptinopterus Hope, 1838: 316
.....Leptinopterus Hope, 1838: 316 (orig. cit.)
.....Psalicerus
Dejean, 1833: 174 (synonym)
.....Psalidostomus Burmeister, 1847: 377
(synonym)

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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fryi

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L. fryi (Parry), male.
Photo by M.J. Paulsen
Approximate distribution of
Leptinopterus
species.
 

Distribution: Neotropical South America: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay.

Martínez, A., 1953. Insectos nuevos o poco conocidos X. Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina. 16: 42-48.

Revision or Synopsis:

Luederwaldt, H., 1935. Monographia dos lucanideos brasileiros. Revista do Museu Paulista. 19: 447-574 + 4 plates.

 
 

Composition: 29 species.

 

Species profiles: (pages under construction)

L. affinis Parry
L. atramentarius
Nagel
L. bicolor
Lüderwaldt
L. burmeisteri
Arrow
L. consimilis
Möllenkamp
L. constricticollis
Heller
L. elegans
Jakowleff
L. erythrocnemus
(Burmeister)
L. femoratus
(Olivier)
L. fraternus
Westwood
L. fryi
(Parry)
L. gracilipes
Didier
L. gracilis
Boileau
L. ibex
(Billberg)
L. inaharai
Lacroix
L. luederwaldti
Moraes in Lüderwaldt
L. mazama
Kreische
L. melanarius
(Hope in Westwood)
L. nigrotibialis
Lüderwaldt
L. nitidus
Lüderwaldt
L. paranensis
Parry
L. pellitomarginatus
Lüderwaldt
L. puncticollis
Lüderwaldt
L. robustus
Lüderwaldt
L. rotundicollis
Lüderwaldt
L. suturalis
Lüderwaldt
L. tibialis
(Eschscholtz)
L. vestitus
Benesh
L. v-nigrum
(Hope in Westwood)
L. ypirangensis
Lüderwaldt

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