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Tribe Platyceroidini

Platyceroides agassii - Platyceroides infernus - male lucanid - Platyceroides latus lucanid - Platyceroides latus Platyceroides infernus Paulsen - Platyceroides infernus Sword Fern Beetle - Platyceroides infernus Sword Fern Beetle - Platyceroides infernus Platyceroides sp. - Platyceroides aeneus - female Platyceroides marshalli
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
16 spp. in 1 genus in the tribe, all restricted to our area(1)
7.6-13.2 mm
precinctive to w. NA(1)
Print References
Paulsen M.J., Hawks D.C. 2008. Platyceroidini, a new tribe of North American stag beetles (Coleoptera: Lucanidae: Lucaninae). Insecta Mundi 0058: 1-2 (Full text)

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.