Lampriminae

Golden stag beetle Lamprima aurata, copyright Fir0002/Flagstaffotos.


Belongs within: Scarabaeoidea.

The Lampriminae are a group of often metallic-coloured stag beetles with weakly geniculate antennae.

<==Lampriminae B14
    |--Streptocerus B14
    |--Dendroblax B14
    |--Hololamprina B14
    |--Phalacrognathus Macleay 1885 MC92
    |    `--*P. muelleri (Macleay 1885) [=Lamprima muelleri; incl. P. westwoodi Shipp 1893] MC92
    |--Homolamprima Macleay 1885 MC92
    |    `--*H. crenulata Macleay 1885 MC92
    `--Lamprima Latreille 1807 [incl. Neolamprima Gestro 1875] MC92
         |--*L. aenea (Fabricius 1792) MC92 (see below for synonymy)
         |--L. adolphinae (Gestro 1879) B14 [=*Neolamprima adolphinae MC92]
         |--L. aurata Latreille 1817 (see below for synonymy) MC92
         |--L. imberbis Carter 1926 MC92
         |--L. insularis Macleay 1885 MC92
         |--L. latreillii Macleay 1819 MC92 (see below for synonymy)
         |--L. micardi Reiche 1841 (see below for synonymy) MC92
         |--L. nigripennis Macleay 1885 M86
         `--L. varians Burmeister 1847  [incl. L. cultridens Burmeister 1847, L. minima Macleay 1885] MC92

*Lamprima aenea (Fabricius 1792) MC92 [=Lethrus aeneus LC92, Lucanus aeneus L02; incl. L. subrugosa Hope & Westwood 1845 MC92, L. viridis Erichsom 1842 MC92]

Lamprima aurata Latreille 1817 [incl. Lucanus aeneus var. coeruleus Donovan in Parry 1864 (n. n.), La. cuprea Latreille 1817, La. fulgida Boisduval 1835, La. aurata mariae Lea 1910, La. puncticollis Dejean 1836, La. rutilans Erichson 1842, La. schreibersii hope & Westwood 1845, La. tasmaniae Hope & Westwood 1845] MC92

Lamprima latreillii Macleay 1819 MC92 [incl. L. amplicollis Thomson 1862 MC92, L. krefftii Macleay 1871 MC92, L. mandibularis Macleay 1885 MC92, Neolamprima mandibularis M86, L. pygmaea Macleay 1819 MC92, L. sericea Macleay 1885 MC92, L. splendens Erichson 1842 MC92, L. violacea Macleay 1885 MC92]

Lamprima micardi Reiche 1841 [incl. L. nigricollis Hope & Westwood 1845, L. purpurascens Hope & Westwood 1845, L. sumptuosa Hope & Westwood 1845] MC92

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[B14] Bouchard, P. (ed.) 2014. The Book of Beetles: A lifesize guide to six hundred of nature's gems. Ivy Press: Lewes (United Kingdom).

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 3. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[M86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part III. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 21–126.

[MC92] Moore, B. P., & G. Cassis. 1992. Lucanidae. In: Houston, W. W. K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 9. Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea pp. 4–19. AGPS Press: Canberra.

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