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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Lucanidae
Subfamilia: Lucaninae
Genus: Apterodorcus
Species: A. bacchus – A. tristis

Apterodorcus Arrow, 1943

Type species

Lucanus bacchus Hope, in Westwood, 1845, by monotypy


Arrow, G.J. 1943: On the genera and nomenclature of the lucanid Coleoptera, and descriptions of a few new species. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B), 12: 133–143.
Hope, F.W.; Westwood, J.O. 1845: A catalogue of the lucanoid Coleoptera in the collection of the Rev. F. W. Hope together with descriptions of the new species therein contained. J.C. Bridgewater, London.
Mondaca E., J.; Paulsen, M.J. 2008: Revision of the genus Apterodorcus Arrow (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) of southern South America. Zootaxa, 1922: 21–32. Abstract & excerpt
Weinreich, E. 1960: Revision südamerikanischer Lucanidae (Ins. Col.), II. Die Gattungen Charagmophorus, Metadorcus, Scortizus, Apterodorcus, Beneshius, Sclerostomus und Pycnosiphorus. Senckenbergiana biologica, 41: 41–95.


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Apterodorcus in Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles

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