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)
Two genera; Dynastes [2 species] and Megasoma [3 species]
Contributed by Cotinis on 21 January, 2006 - 6:59am Additional contributions by Phillip Harpootlian Last updated 2 September, 2008 - 12:10pm
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