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Megasoma  Kirby, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 926617

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Megalosoma Burmeister, 1847
    Lycophontes Bruch, 1910
    Megasominus Casey, 1915
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderScarabeiformia Crowson, 1960  
                                        SuperfamilyScarabaeoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyScarabaeidae Latreille, 1802 – scarab beetles  
                                              SubfamilyDynastinae MacLeay, 1819  
                                                 TribeDynastini MacLeay, 1819  
                                                    GenusMegasoma Kirby, 1825  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Megasoma cedrosum Hardy, 1972  
                                                       Species Megasoma lecontei Hardy, 1972  
                                                       Species Megasoma lenczyi Cartwright, 1976  
                                                       Species Megasoma occidentalis Bolívar y Pieltain, Jiménez-Asúa and Martínez, 1963  
                                                       Species Megasoma pachecoi Cartwright, 1963  
                                                       Species Megasoma punctulatum Cartwright, 1952  
                                                       Species Megasoma sleeperi Hardy, 1972  
                                                       Species Megasoma thersites LeConte, 1861  
                                                       Species Megasoma vogti Cartwright, 1963  

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  Source: Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm, website (version 4)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Smith, A.B.T. 2009. Checklist and Nomenclatural Authority File of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm. Version 4. Electronically published, Ottawa, Canada. 97 pp., available online at   
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