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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: Scarabaeinae
Genus: Synapsis
Species (21): S. birmanica – S. boonlongi – S. brahmina – S. davidis – S. dickinsoni – S. gilleti – S. horaki – S. kiuchii – S. masumotoi – S. naxiorum – S. ochii – S. ovalis – S. punctatus – S. ritsemae – S. roslihashimi – S. satoi – S. simplex – S. strnadi – S. tmolus – S. tridens – S. yama

Synapsis Bates in Harold, 1868

Type species:


Homalocopris Solsky, 1871

Additional references

Zidek, J.; Pokorny, S. 2010: Review of Synapsis Bates (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Coprini), with description of a new species. Insecta mundi, (0142): 1–21. PDF


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 April 8, 2017]

Synapsis [1] is a genus of Asian dung beetles in the tribe Coprini, [2] erected by Henry Walter Bates.

BioLib[2] lists:

Synapsis birmanicus Gillet, 1907
Synapsis boonlongi Hanboonsong & Masumoto, 1999
Synapsis brahminus (Hope, 1831)
Synapsis davidis Fairmaire, 1878
Synapsis dickinsoni Hanboonsong & Masumoto, 1999
Synapsis gilleti Arrow, 1931
Synapsis horaki Zidek & Pokorny, 2010
Synapsis kiuchii Hanboonsong & Masumoto, 1999
Synapsis masumotoi Ochi, 1992
Synapsis naxiorum Kral & Rejsek, 2000
Synapsis ochii Masumoto, 1995
Synapsis ovalis Boucomont, 1920
Synapsis puluongensis Bui & Bonkowski, 2018
Synapsis punctatus Ochi, Kon & Kawahara, 2008
Synapsis ritsemae Lansberge, 1874
Synapsis roslihashimi Ochi, Kon & Kawahara, 2008
Synapsis satoi Ochi & Kon, 2007
Synapsis simplex Sharp, 1875
Synapsis strnadi Kral, 2002
Synapsis tmolus (Fischer von Waldheim, 1821)
Synapsis tridens Sharp, 1881
Synapsis vietnamicus Ochi, Kon & Pham, 2020
Synapsis yama Gillet, 1911
Synapsis yunnanus Arrow, 1933


Bates HW (1868) Notes on Genera and Species of Copridae. Coleopterologische Hefte 4:87-91. genus Synapsis Bates, 1868 (retrieved 23 August 2021)

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