Platynina

Platynus sp., copyright Nick Block.


Belongs within: Harpalinae.

The Platynina are a group of ground beetles in which females have a fringe of setae along the apex of the penultimate segment of the gonostylus.

Platynina R-JC01
    |--Incagonum lineatupunctatum R-JC01
    `--Platynus L88
         |  i. s.: P. assimilis C01
         |         P. atratus C01
         |         P. dolens C01
         |         P. gracilipes C01
         |         P. gracilis C01
         |         P. impressus C01
         |         P. obscurus C01
         |         P. sexpunctatus C01
         |         P. versutus C01
         |         P. viduus [incl. P. viduus var. moestus] C01
         |--P. alternans L88
         |--P. lherminieri L88
         `--+--+--P. ellipticus L88
            |  `--P. pseudellipticus L88
            `--+--+--P. amone L88
               |  `--+--P. wolla L88
               |     `--+--+--P. acuniai L88
               |        |  `--P. cubensis L88
               |        `--+--P. laeviceps L88
               |           `--+--P. marcus L88
               |              `--P. ramoni L88
               `--+--P. cinchonae L88
                  |--P. constricticeps L88
                  `--+--P. calathinus L88
                     `--+--+--P. stricticollis L88
                        |  `--+--P. rastafarius L88
                        |     `--+--P. faber L88
                        |        `--P. jamaicae L88
                        `--+--P. robustus L88
                           `--+--P. jaegeri L88
                              |--+--P. subcordens L88
                              |  `--P. tipoto L88
                              `--+--P. cychrinus L88
                                 `--+--P. christophe L88
                                    `--+--P. biramosus L88
                                       `--P. transcibao L88

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[C01] Csiki, E. 1901. Bogarak [Coleopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 75–120. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[L88] Liebherr, J. K. 1988. General patterns in West Indian insects, and graphical biogeographic analysis of some circum-Caribbean Platynus beetles (Carabidae). Systematic Zoology 37 (4): 385–409.

[R-JC01] Roig-Juñent, S., & A. C. Cicchino. 2001. Chaltenia patagonica, new genus and species belonging to Chalteniina, a new subtribe of Zolini (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Canadian Entomologist 133: 651–670.

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