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Note: this taxon list is still under construction. It does not yet contain all known Melolonthinae subgroups.

Containing group: Scarabaeidae


Ahrens, D. 2006. The phylogeny of Sericini and their position within the Scarabaeidae based on morphological characters (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Systematic Entomology 31:113-144.

Andriamampianina, L. 2003. Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Tribe Enariini, Scarab Beetles. Pages 677-686) in The Natural History of Madagascar. Goodman, S. M. and J. P. Benstead, eds. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 1709 pp.

Bezdek, A. 2004. Catalogue of Diplotaxini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) of the Old World. Zootaxa 463:1-90.

Evans, A. V. 2002. Scarabaeidae Latreille 1802: Melolonthinae Samouelle 1819. Chapter 34-III 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.

Evans, A. V. 2003. A checklist of the New World chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae). Zootaxa 211:1-458.

Itoh, T. 2003. Notes on the melolonthine beetles from southeast Asia (Scarabaeidae, Melolonthinae). Kogane 4:17-22.

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Scientific Name Macrodactylus subspinosus
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source #5138010
Source Collection Bugwood Network/Forestry Images
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