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Genus Platyceroides

Platyceroides opacus - male lucanid - Platyceroides latus Sunning on a leaf - Platyceroides umpquus Platyceroides - Platyceroides laticollis Platyceroides sp. - Platyceroides aeneus - female Platyceroides agassii Platyceroides agassii Platyceropsis ? - Platyceroides keeni
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 Lucanidae (Stag Beetles)
Subfamily Lucaninae
Tribe Platyceroidini
Genus Platyceroides
Explanation of Names
Platyceroides Benesh 1946
Numbers
16 spp., all in our area
Range
BC-CA
Remarks
Genus recently revised, and Platyceropsis synonymized.
https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4269.3.2

Paulsen, MJ. 2017. Correction of existing generic and species concepts in Platyceroidini (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae) and the description of four new species of Platyceroides Benesh. 4269 (3): 346-378.
Internet References
Taxon page- M.J. Paulsen