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Stag beetles

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Containing group: Scarabaeiformia

Other Names for Lucanidae


Bartolozzi, L. and K. Werner. 2004. Illustrated Catalogue of the Lucanidae from Africa and Madagascar. Taita Publishers, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, 189 pp.

Howden, H. F. and J. F. Lawrence. 1974. The New World Aesalinae, with notes on the North American lucanid subfamilies (Coleoptera, Lucanidae). Can. J. Zool. 52: 1505-1510.

Kawano, K. 2003. Character displacement in stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(4):503-511.

Lawrence, J. F. 1981. Notes on larval Lucanidae (Coleoptera). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 20: 213-219.

Lawrence, J. F. and A. F. Newton. 1995. Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes and references, and data on family-group names). Pages 779-1006 in Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Pakaluk, J. and Slipinski, S. A., eds. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warsaw.

Mizunuma, T. and S. Nagai. 1994. The Lucanid Beetles of the World. Mushi-sha, Tokyo. 337 pp.

Pinratana, A. and J.-M. Maes. 2003. Lucanidae of Thailand. Brothers of St. Gabriel, Thailand. 248 pp.

Ratcliffe, B. C. 2002. Lucanidae Latreille 1804. Chapter 23 in American Beetles. Volume 2. R. H. Arnett, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 861 pp.

Reyes-Castillo, P. 2002. 27. Lucanidae. (pp. 485-492). In: Biodiversidad, taxonomía y biogeografía de artrópodos de México: Hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento. Vol. III. B. J. Llorente and J. J. Morrone, eds. Universidad Nacional Autoónoma de México, México.

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Scientific Name Dorcus rubrofemoratus
Location Osaka, Japan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Dorcus rubrofemoratus
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Scientific Name Sinodendron cylindricum
Location Hungary
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
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Copyright © Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute
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