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FNZ 61 - Lucanidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) - Checklist of taxa

Holloway, BA 2007. Lucanidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Fauna of New Zealand 61, 254 pages.
( ISSN 0111-5383 (print), ; no. 61. ISBN 978-0-478-09395-7 (print) ). Published 21 Nov 2007
ZooBank: http://zoobank.org/References/DD20213C-BAEF-49E8-9C34-D65807AA5945

Checklist of taxa

All the genera and species in this list are endemic to New Zealand, apart from the 4 foreign genera and their species, marked with an asterisk (*).

Family LUCANIDAE Latreille, 1804

Subfamily AESALINAE MacLeay, 1819
Genus Holloceratognathus Nikolaev, 1998
        Neoceratognathus Nikolaev, 1998
    cylindricus (Broun, 1895)
    helotoides (Thomson, 1862)
       areolatum (Westwood, 1865)
    passaliformis (Holloway, 1962)

Genus Mitophyllus Parry, 1843
       Ptilophyllum Guérin-Méneville, 1845
    alboguttatus (Bates, 1867)
       cristatellus Broun, 1917
       sexpustulatus (Bates), Gemminger & Harold 1868, nomen nudum
    angusticeps Broun, 1895, reinstated species
       mandibularis 1917, transferred synonymy
    arcuatus new species
    dispar (Sharp, 1882)
        comognathus Broun, 1903
    falcatus new species
    foveolatus (Broun, 1880)
    fusculus (Broun, 1886), reinstated species, new combination
    gibbosus (Broun, 1885)
        tuberculatus Broun, 1893
    insignis Broun, 1923
    irroratus Parry, 1843
        curvidens Broun, 1904
        godeyi (Guérin-Méneville, 1845)
    macrocerus (Broun, 1886)
    parrianus Westwood, 1863
        marmoratus Waterhouse, 1874
        zealandicus (Broun, 1877)
    reflexus Broun, 1909
    solox new species

Subfamily LAMPRIMINAE MacLeay, 1819
Genus Dendroblax White, 1846
    earlii White, 1846
        acutangulus Arrow, 1935

Genus Lamprima* Latreille, 1807
    aurata* Latreille, 1817. Not known to be established in New Zealand

Subfamily SYNDESINAE MacLeay, 1819
Genus Syndesus* MacLeay, 1819
    cornutus* (Fabricius, 1801)

Subfamily LUCANINAE Latreille, 1804
Genus Geodorcus Holloway, 1996
    alsobius new species
    auriculatus (Broun, 1903)
    capito (Deyrolle, 1873)
        dispar (Broun, 1910)
    helmsi (Sharp, 1881)
        acmenus (Lewis, 1902)
        aemulus (Broun, 1893)
    ithaginis (Broun, 1893)
    montivagus new species
    novaezealandiae (Hope, 1845)
        abditus (Broun, 1881)
        caviceps (Westwood, 1855)
        punctulatus (White, 1846)
    philpotti (Broun, 1914)
    servandus new species
    sororum new species

Genus Paralissotes Holloway, 1996
    mangonuiensis (Brookes, 1927)
    oconnori (Holloway, 1961)
    planus (Broun, 1880)
    reticulatus (Westwood, 1844)
        cicatricosis (Burmeister, 1847)
        squamidorsis (White, 1846)
        zelandicus (Blanchard, 1847)
    rufipes (Sharp, 1886)
        elegans (Broun, 1893)
    stewarti (Broun, 1881)
    triregius (Holloway, 1963)

Genus Ryssonotus* MacLeay, 1819
    nebulosus* (Kirby, 1818)

Genus Serrognathus* Motschulsky, 1861
    sika* (Kriesche, 1921). Not known to be established in New Zealand

SPECIES DELETED FROM THE NEW ZEALAND LUCANIDAE
Figulus modestus Parry, 1862 (= F. fissicollis Fairmaire, 1849 from the Pacific) and F. monilifer Parry, 1862 (= F. sublaevis (Palinot de Beauvois, 1805) from Africa) apparently labelled from New Zealand in error, see page 14.

Lissotes desmaresti Deyrolle, 1881. Labelled in error from New Zealand, treated as a synonym of Dorcus capito Deyrolle, 1873 by Holloway (1961), now recognised as a Tasmanian species (Moore & Cassis 1992).

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