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subgenus Cylister

Histerid - Platysoma coarctatum Histerid - Platysoma coarctatum Histerid - Platysoma coarctatum Histerid - Platysoma coarctatum Platysoma (Cylister) parallelum (Say 1825) - Platysoma parallelum Histerid - Platysoma coarctatum Clown Beetle - Platysoma Histerid - Platysoma
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)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Histerinae
Tribe Platysomatini
Genus Platysoma
No Taxon subgenus Cylister
Explanation of Names
Cylister Cooman 1941
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), 12 total
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.