Platyceroides BENESH, 1946

(G. = Platycerus agassizi)


 

Platyceroides aenea (VAN DYKE, 1928) [Platycerus] [aeneus, denea].

Van Dyke, 1928:109; Benesh, 1946, 186, pl.8; McKey-Fender, 1948:43; Didier & Seguy, 1953:170; Benesh, 1960:11; Hatch, 1971:432; Maes, 1992:14; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:313, pl.152; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : Washington [Clallam Co. (Forks*--4750N-12425W), Crescent Lake--4810N-12350W, Humptulips*--4715N-12350W, Hoquiam*--4655N-12350W, Olympic Hot Springs--4745N-12330W, Centralia--4640N-12250W, Boretore, Satsop River, Solduk Springs], Oregon [Tillamook Co. (Tillamook*--4530N-12350W), Crater Lake--4250N-12210W, Mt. Gearhart--4230N-12050W, Clatsop Co. (Cannon Beach*), Boyer, Manzanita, Sand Lake].

 

Platyceroides agassizi (LECONTE, 1861) [Platycerus] [agassii].

= Platycerus parvicollis CASEY 1875 [California].

= Platycerus pacificus CASEY 1875 [California].

= Platycerus californicus CASEY 1885 [California : Humboldt Co. : Eureka].

LeConte, 1861:345; Parry, 1864:60; Casey, 1875:164-165; Fuchs, 1882:58; Blanchard, 1885:169; Casey, 1885:331; Casey, 1886:263; Horn, 1886:xiii; Van Dyke, 1926:447; Van Dyke, 1928:106, 108-109; Benesh, 1946:178, 182, 184, pl.7; Hatch, 1950:23-24; Didier & Seguy, 1953:170; Benesh, 1960:11; Hatch, 1971:431; Maes, 1992:15; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:313, 316-317, pl.152, 156; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : Oregon [Coos Bay--4330N-12415W, Tillamook--4530N-12350W, Blue Mts. (Dixie Pass--4430N-11840W), Josephine Co., Sand Lake], California* [Crescent City--4145N-12415W, Humboldt Bay--4050N--12412W, Humboldt Co. (Eureka--4050N--12412W), Mendocino Co. (Fort Bragg--3930N-12345W, Caspar--3920N--12345W), Fort Seward--4015N-12340W, Zenia--4015N-12330W, Marin Co. (Muir Woods Nat. Park--3750N-12240W), San Mateo--3730N-12225W, Redwood City--3725N-12215W--Corralitos--Santa Cruz Mts., Ben Lomond, Blocksburg].

Saproxylophagous :

Ericaceae : Arbutus.

Fagaceae : Quercus.

Pinaceae : Pinus.

 

Platyceroides lata (FALL, 1901) [Platycerus] [latus].

Fall, 1901:291; Van Dyke, 1926:447; Van Dyke, 1928:106, 110; Benesh, 1946:191, pl.8; Benesh, 1960:11; Holloway, 1969:958; Maes, 1992:15; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : California [Alameda Co.*--3745N-12215W, Calaveras Co.--3730N-12145W, Nevada Co.--3920N-12105W, Plumas Co.--3950N-12045W, Placer Co.*, Sierra Nevada, El Dorado Co., Alpine Co., Brownsville, Riverton, Sugar Pine].

 

Platyceroides laticollis (CASEY, 1914).

Platycerus laticollis CASEY, 1914:373 [Mary's Peak].

Van Dyke, 1928:106, 110; Benesh, 1946:193, pl.9; McKey-Fender, 1948:43; Didier & Seguy, 1953:171; Benesh, 1960:11; Hatch, 1971:431; Maes, 1992:15

Platyceroides laticollis CASEY; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:211, 313, 316, pl. 6, fig. 74(1), pl. 152, fig. 170, pl. 156, fig. 228.

Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : Oregon : Curry Co. : Brookings, 4210N-12420W, 23-V-1976 (1 male citated by Mizunuma & Nagai 1994).

USA : Oregon : Coos Co.

USA : Oregon : Coos Bay--4330N-12415W

USA : Oregon : Newport--4440N-12410W

USA : Oregon : Lincoln Co. (Alsea--4425N-12330W)

USA : Oregon : Corvallis--4430N-12320W

USA : Oregon : Murphy Co., 4220N-12320W : Mary's Peak (HOLOTYPUS of Platycerus laticollis CASEY).

USA : Oregon : Marshfield, Polk Co.

USA : Oregon (1 ex. in Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Geneve, Switzerland).

USA : California : Humboldt Co.-- 4050N--12412W

BIBLIOGRAPHY

MIZUNUMA T. & NAGAI S. (1994) The Lucanid Beetles of the World. Mushi-Sha's Iconographic Series of Insects, Ed. H. Fujita, Japan. Vol. I : 337 pp., 156 pls.

 

Platyceroides opaca (FALL, 1906).

Platycerus opacus FALL, 1906:393 [South Fork of Kaweah River, Clear Creek].

Fall, 1906:393; Van Dyke, 1926:447; Van Dyke, 1928:106, 110; Benesh, 1946:190, pl.8; Benesh, 1960:11; Maes, 1992:15

Platyceroides opacus FALL; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:211, pl. 6, fig. 73(1).

Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : California : Fresno Co.--3640N-11945W

USA : California : Sierra Tulare--3620N-11925W

USA : California : South Fork of Kaweah River, 3620N-11845W (TYPUS of Platycerus opacus FALL).

USA : California : Sequoia National Park--3630N-11830W

USA : California : Brownsville

USA : California : Cedar Creek

USA : California : Clear Creek (TYPUS of Platycerus opacus FALL).

USA : California : Blodgett Res., 7-V-1989 (1 male citated by Mizunuma & Nagai 1994).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

MIZUNUMA T. & NAGAI S. (1994) The Lucanid Beetles of the World. Mushi-Sha's Iconographic Series of Insects, Ed. H. Fujita, Japan. Vol. I : 337 pp., 156 pls.

 

Platyceroides pygmaea (VAN DYKE, 1946) [Platycerus] [pygmaeus].

Van Dyke, 1946:88; Benesh, 1960:11; Maes, 1992:15; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

Note : For Poole & Gentili, 1996:297 this is a synonym of Platyceroides agassii LECONTE.

USA : California [(Mendocino Co. (2 mi. Fort Bragg--Pygmy Forest*--3930N-12345W)].

 

Platyceroides thoracica (CASEY, 1895) [Platycerus] [thoracicus].

Casey, 1895:154; Angell, 1917:22; Van Dyke, 1928:111; Benesh, 1946:187, pl.7; Benesh, 1960:11; Maes, 1992:15; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:317, pl. 156; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : California* [Santa Cruz Mts.--3715N-12215W].

 

Platyceroides viriditincta (BENESH, 1942) [Platycerus] [viriditinctus].

Benesh, 1942:222-223; Benesh, 1946:192, pl.9; McKey-Fender, 1948:44; Didier & Seguy, 1953:171; Benesh, 1960:11; Hatch, 1971:431; Maes, 1992:15; Poole & Gentili, 1996:297.

USA : Oregon (Stayton*--4445N-12245W).


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