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Phanaeus MacLeay, 1819

Phanaeus MacLeay, 1819. Type species: Scarabaeus carnifex Linnaeus, 1767 non Linnaeus, 1758 = Phanaeus vindex MacLeay, 1819; subsequent designation by d'Olsofieff, 1924

= Lonchophorus Germar, 1824. Type species: Scarabaeus carnifex Linnaeus, 1767 non Linnaeus, 1758 = Phanaeus vindex MacLeay, 1819; subsequent designation by Edmonds, 1972

= Onthurgus Gistel, 1857. Type species Scarabaeus carnifex Linnaeus, 1767 non Linnaeus, 1758 = Phanaeus vindex MacLeay, 1819; original designation

= Palaeocopris Pierce, 1946. Type species: Palaeocopris labreae Pierce, 1946; designation by monotypy

Phanaeus (Notiophanaeus) Edmonds, 1994. Type species: Scarabaeus splendidulus Fabricius, 1781.

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