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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: Aesalinae
Tribus: Aesalini
Genus: Lucanobium
Species (2): L. guianense – L. squamosum

[source: Paulsen (2011)]

Lucanobium Howden & Lawrence, 1974 ZooBank
Authority for current placement/status: original
undisputed by all subsequent authorities
Gender: neuter
Original status: valid genus
Type species: Lucanobium squamosum Howden & Lawrence, 1974
Fixation: original designation [p. 1508] [and monotypy]

selected references

Howden, H.F. & Lawrence, J.F. 1974: The New World Aesalinae, with notes on the North American lucanid subfamilies (Coleoptera, Lucanidae). Canadian journal of zoology 52: 1505-1510. DOI: 10.1139/z74-193 Open access. Reference page
Paulsen, M.J. 2011: A second species of Lucanobium Howden and Lawrence from South America (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae). Insecta mundi, (0171): 1-3. PDF ZooBank
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Additional references

Araya, K. 2004: Phylogeny and biogeography of the lucanid beetles of the tribe Aesalini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Lucanidae), with special reference to the effect of Himalayan uplift as the vicariance event. Himalayan journal of sciences, 2(4) (special issue): 96–97. PDF
Holloway, B.A. 1998: A re-evaluation of the genera of New Zealand aesaline stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 28(4): 641–656. DOI: 10.1080/03014223.1998.9517578 PDF
Huang, H.; Bi, W.-x.; Li, L.-z. 2009: Discovery of a second species of Aesalini from continental China, with description of the new species and its third instar larva (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Lucanidae). Zootaxa, 2069: 18–42. Abstract & excerpt
Krikken, J. 2008: Zelenkaesalus subgen. n. for three southeast Asian species of Echinoaesalus Zelenka, including E. javanus sp. n. (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Aesalinae). Koleopterologische rundschau 78: 275-284. PDF


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