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Taxonomy for Dynastes hercules (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hercules beetle)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
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Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
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Order
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 309 families, 43284 genera, 597766 species
Site
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Suborder
Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
 253 families, 39228 genera, 508766 species
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Infraorder
Scarabaeiformia (Crowson, 1960)
 31 families, 4034 genera, 68355 species
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Superfamily
Scarabaeoidea (Latreille, 1802) (Scarab Beetles)
 31 families, 4034 genera, 68355 species
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Family
Scarabaeidae (Latreille, 1802) (Scarabs) - Systematics
 1740 genera, 27971 species
Site
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Subfamily
Dynastinae (Macleay, 1819) (Rhinoceros beetles)
 272 genera, 3335 species
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Tribe
Dynastini (Macleay, 1819)
 13 genera, 366 species
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Genus
Dynastes (Macleay, 1819) (Hercules Beetles)
 58 species
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Species
hercules (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hercules beetle)
 18 subspecies
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Dynastes hercules
Subspecies18
Common namesHercules beetle
German namesHerkuleskäfer
Finnish namesHerkuleskuoriainen
Italian namesScarabeo ercole
French namesDynaste hercule, Dynaste scieur de long
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

America
South America
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela
North America
Mexico
Central America
Guatemala, Belize, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad), Antilles (Greater Antilles (Dominican Republic), Lesser Antilles (Windward Islands (Dominica, Martinique), Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe), Saint Lucia)))


Ecozones: Neotropical

Distribution by Synonymus:
Dynastes hercules baudrii   Saint Lucia
CountriesBelize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Distr. infoRainforest
Links and ReferencesDynastes hercules in Wikipedia (English)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules alcides (Olivier, 1789)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules baudrii (Pinchon, 1976)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules bleuzeni
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules bluezeni (Silvestre & Dechambre, 1995)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules caribaea (Stehlé & Stehlé, 1958)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules ecuatorianus (Ohaus, 1913)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules hercules (Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules lichyi (Lachaume, 1985)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules morishimai (Nagai, 2002)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules niger (Endrödi, 1947)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules occidentalis (Lachaume, 1985)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules oculatus (Scopoli, 1769)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules paschoali (Grossi & Arnaud, 1993)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules reidi (Chalumeau, 1977)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules septentrionalis (Lachaume, 1985)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules takakuwai (Nagai, 2002)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules trinidadensis (Chalumeau & Reid, 1995)
Subspecies    Dynastes hercules tuxtlaensis (Morón, 1993)

Dynastes hercules (Hercules beetle)

Synonyms
Dynastes argentata (Verril, 1907)
Dynastes argentatus (Verril, 1907)
Dynastes hercules baudrii (Pinchon, 1976)
Dynastes hercules bluezeni (Silvestre & Dechambre, 1995)
Dynastes hercules ecuatorianus (Ohaus, 1913)
Dynastes hercules lichyi (Lachaume, 1985)
Dynastes hercules morishimai (Nagai, 2002)
Dynastes hercules niger (Endrödi, 1947)
Dynastes hercules occidentalis (Lachaume, 1985)
Dynastes hercules oculatus (Scopoli, 1769)
Dynastes hercules paschoali (Grossi & Arnaud, 1993)
Dynastes hercules septentrionalis (Lachaume, 1985)
Dynastes hercules takakuwai (Nagai, 2002)
Dynastes hercules trinidadensis (Chalumeau & Reid, 1995)
Dynastes hercules tuxtlaensis (Morón, 1993)
Dynastes iphiclus (Panzer, 1782)
Dynastes lagaii (Verril, 1906)
Dynastes vulcan (Verril, 1906)
Geotrupes iphiclus (Panzer, 1782)
Scarabaeus alcides (Fabricius, 1781)
Scarabaeus oculatus (Scopoli, 1772)
Scarabaeus perseus (Olivier, 1789)
Scarabaeus scaber (Linnaeus, 1764)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderScarabaeiformia
SuperfamilyScarabaeoidea
Scarab Beetles, Stag Beetles, Bess Beetles, Dung Beetles, DŽor Beetles, Chafer
FamilyScarabaeidae
Scarabs, Scarab beetles, Fruit chafers, Dung beetles, Monkey beetles, Flower beetles, Rain beetles, Tumble bugs
SubfamilyDynastinae
Rhinoceros beetles, Horn beetles
TribeDynastini
GenusDynastes
Hercules Beetles
Dynastes hercules
Hercules beetle
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Dynastes argentata
Dynastes argentatus
Dynastes hercules baudrii
Dynastes hercules bluezeni
Dynastes hercules ecuatorianus
Dynastes hercules lichyi
Dynastes hercules morishimai
Dynastes hercules niger
Dynastes hercules occidentalis
Dynastes hercules oculatus
Dynastes hercules paschoali
Dynastes hercules septentrionalis
Dynastes hercules takakuwai
Dynastes hercules trinidadensis
Dynastes hercules tuxtlaensis
Dynastes iphiclus
Dynastes lagaii
Dynastes vulcan
Geotrupes iphiclus
Scarabaeus alcides
Scarabaeus oculatus
Scarabaeus perseus
Scarabaeus scaber
 
Subspecies
Dynastes hercules alcides
Dynastes hercules baudrii
Dynastes hercules bleuzeni
Dynastes hercules bluezeni
Dynastes hercules caribaea
Dynastes hercules ecuatorianus
Dynastes hercules hercules
Dynastes hercules lichyi
Dynastes hercules morishimai
Dynastes hercules niger
Dynastes hercules occidentalis
Dynastes hercules oculatus
Dynastes hercules paschoali
Dynastes hercules reidi
Dynastes hercules septentrionalis
Dynastes hercules takakuwai
Dynastes hercules trinidadensis
Dynastes hercules tuxtlaensis

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