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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Platydema

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 Cucujiformia
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea - Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles
Family Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Diaperini
Subtribe Diaperina
Genus Platydema

Species americanum - Platydema americanum
Species cyanescens - Platydema cyanescens
Species ellipticum - Platydema ellipticum
Species erythrocerum - Platydema erythrocerum
Species excavatum - Platydema excavatum
Species flavipes - Platydema flavipes
Species inquilinum - Platydema inquilinum
Species laevipes - Platydema laevipes
Species mexicana - Platydema mexicana
Species micans - Platydema micans
Species nigratum - Platydema nigratum
Species oregonense - Platydema oregonense
Species picilabrum - Platydema picilabrum
Species ruficolle - Platydema ruficolle
Species ruficorne - Platydema ruficorne
Species sexnotatum - Platydema sexnotatum
Species subcostatum - Platydema subcostatum
Species teleops - Platydema teleops
Species wandae - Platydema wandae
No Taxon immatures
No Taxon elongate americanum-like specimens