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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: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Dynastinae
Tribus: Pentodontini
Genus: Orizabus
Species (29): O. amalgamatus – O. australis – O. batesi – O. botox – O. brevicollis – O. clunalis – O. cuernavacensis – O. dechambrei – O. delgadoi – O. endrodianus – O. epithecus – O. fairmairei – O. hondurensis – O. isodonoides – O. ligyroides – O. mcclevei – O. mezclus – O. pinalicus – O. puchicus – O. pyriformis – O. ratcliffei – O. rawlinsi – O. rubricollis – O. subaziro – O. teamscaraborum – O. thomasi – O. tuberculatus – O. vulcanicus – O. ypsilon

In synonymy (8): O. cultripes – O. fontinalis – O. lucidus – O. marginatus – O. parvitarsis – O. ponderosus – O. sallei – O. snowii

Orizabus Fairmaire, 1878: 260
Primary references

Fairmaire, L. 1878. Description de coléoptères nouveaux d'Amérique. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie Pure et Appliquée (3)6: 260–270. [original description: p. 260]

Additional references

Gasca-Álvarez, H.J.; Deloya, C.; Saavedra, J.P.; Vuelvas, C.Z. 2015: New Mexican state record for Orizabus brevicollis Prell and Orizabus epithecus Ratcliffe and Cave (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Pentodontini). Coleopterists bulletin, 69(1): 116–117. DOI: 10.1649/0010-065X-69.1.116 Reference page.
Morón, M.A.; Tapia, A.M.; Aragón, A. 2003: Two new species of the genus Orizabus Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) from southern and central Mexico. Zootaxa 176: 1–8. Abstract & excerpt PDF Reference page.
Ratcliffe, B.C.; Cave, R.D. 2010: New species of Orizabus Fairmaire (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Pentodontini) from Mexico and Guatemala, with a revised key and checklist of the species in the genus. Insecta mundi, (0127) abstract full article (PDF) Reference page.


Schoolmeesters, P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page. [accessed on Jun 15, 2017]

Orizabus is a genus of rhinoceros beetles in the family Scarabaeidae. There are about 10 described species in the genus Orizabus.[1][2][3]

Orizabus batesi Prell, 1914
Orizabus brevicollis Prell, 1914
Orizabus clunalis (LeConte, 1856)
Orizabus isodonoides Fairmaire, 1878
Orizabus ligyroides Horn, 1885
Orizabus mcclevei Warner, 2011
Orizabus pinalicus Warner, 2011
Orizabus pyriformis (LeConte, 1847)
Orizabus ratcliffei Delgado, 2008
Orizabus rubricollis Prell, 1914


"Orizabus Genus Information". Retrieved 8 February 2018.
"Orizabus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 8 February 2018.

"Orizabus Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 8 February 2018.

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
Arnett, Ross H. (30 July 2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0212-1.
White, Richard E. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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