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Megalodacne  Crotch, 1873
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114322

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyCucujoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyErotylidae Latreille, 1802 – pleasing fungus beetles  
                                              SubfamilyMegalodacninae Sen Gupta, 1969  
                                                 GenusMegalodacne Crotch, 1873  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Megalodacne fasciata (Fabricius, 1777)  
                                                    Species Megalodacne heros (Say, 1823) – pleasing fungus beetle 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Megalodacne   
       
  Source: Pleasing Fungus Beetles of North America: Family Erotylidae, website (version 05-Sep-06)  
  Acquired: 2006   
  Notes: Paul E. Skelley. Website hosted at http://www.fsca-dpi.org/Coleoptera/ColeopteraFrame.htm   
  Reference for: Megalodacne   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boyle, W. Wayne  
  Publication Date: 1956   
  Article/Chapter Title: A revision of the Erotylidae of America North of Mexico (Coleoptera)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, vol. 110, no. 2   
  Page(s): 61-172   
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  Reference for: Megalodacne   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Skelley, Paul E., and Joseph V. McHugh / Arnett, Jr., R., M. Thomas, P. Skelley, and J. Frank, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 87. Erotylidae Leach 1815   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea   
  Page(s): 348-355   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-0954-9   
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  Reference for: Megalodacne   
       

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