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Classification .......Erichius franzae (Weinreich,1958)

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Scarabaeoidea
Lucanidae
Lucaninae
 
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Pycnosiphorus franzae Weinreich,1958: 173 (orig. comb.)

pair

Erichius franzae, male (left) and female. ...Photos by M.J. Paulsen.

 

Distribution of E. franzae (circles).

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Distribution:

 

Franz's flightless stag beetle is restricted to the western slope of the Nahuelbuta Cordillera in Bio-Bio region, Arauco Province, Chile, primarily occurring west of Parque Nacional Nahuelbuta.

 
 
 

 

   
 

Taxonomy:

 

Paulsen, M.J. 2010. The stag beetles of southern South America (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Bulletin of University of Nebraska State Museum 24: 1-148. Available here.

 
 
 

Weinreich, E. 1958. Die südamerikanische Lucanidengattung Pycnosiphorus (Ins. Col.). Senckenbergiana Biologica 39: 265-288.

 
 

 

   
   
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Author: M. J. Paulsen
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2/JUL/2007. Updated 23/NOV/2010.
University of Nebraska State Museum - Division of Entomology