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Species Strategus splendens

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Oryctini
Genus Strategus (Ox Beetles)
Species splendens (Strategus splendens)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strategus splendens (Palisot de Beauvois)
Orig. Comb: Scarabaeus splendens Palisot de Beauvois, 1809
Range
MS-FL-NC (1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Biology unknown. Label data indicate specimens have been taken on palms in Florida and injuring young palms in nursery stock (1)
Remarks
Type locality: South Carolina
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Strategus.
Ratcliffe, B.C. 1976. Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 10. 176 pp.