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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Histeroidea

Familia: Histeridae
Subfamilia: Histerinae
Tribus: Platysomatini
Genus: Platysoma
Species: P. afghanum – P. angustatum – P. aubei – P. aurelianum – P. beybienkoi – P. brahmani – P. celatum – P. chinense – P. compressum – P. coomani – P. cornix – P. deplanatum – P. dufali – P. elongatum – P. euphorbiae – P. filiforme – P. koreanum – P. lecontei – P. lineare – P. lineicolle – P. minax – P. rasile – P. rimarium – P. takehikoi – P. tsushimae – P. yunnanum
Name

Platysoma Leach, 1817
Synonyms

Abbotia Leach, 1830
Platysomum Gistel, 1856

Platysoma compressum up

Platysoma compressum from Hungary, Mátra-mountains, Mátrahàza, under bark of beech

References

Database of the Superfamily Histeroidea

Platysoma is a genus of clown beetles in the family Histeridae. There are at least 60 described species in Platysoma.[1][2]
Species

Platysoma abyssinicum Lewis, 1885
Platysoma aequum (J. L. LeConte, 1863)
Platysoma afghanum (Kryzhanovskij, 1980)
Platysoma anceps (Schmidt, 1892)
Platysoma angustatum (Hoffmann, 1803)
Platysoma asiatica Lewis, 1892
Platysoma attenuatum J. E. LeConte, 1844
Platysoma aurelianum (Horn, 1873)
Platysoma aureoliferum Marseul, 1864
Platysoma baliolum Lewis, 1889
Platysoma basale J. L. LeConte, 1862
Platysoma beybienkoi Kryzhanovskij, 1972
Platysoma bifoveolatum (Bousquet and Laplante, 1999)
Platysoma bimaculatum Mazur, 1990
Platysoma brahmani Lewis, 1910
Platysoma chinense Lewis, 1894
Platysoma clarenciae Marseul, 1870
Platysoma coarctatum J. E. LeConte, 1844
Platysoma compressum (Herbst, 1783)
Platysoma conditum Marseul, 1864
Platysoma coomani Thérond, 1955
Platysoma cornix Marseul, 1861
Platysoma cylindricum (Paykull, 1811)
Platysoma debile Marseul, 1864
Platysoma deficiens (Casey, 1924)
Platysoma deplanatum (Gyllenhal, 1808)
Platysoma directum Lewis, 1885
Platysoma dufali Marseul, 1864
Platysoma elongatum (Thunberg, 1787)
Platysoma feles Marseul, 1864
Platysoma filiforme Erichson, 1834
Platysoma gemellum (Cooman, 1929)
Platysoma germanum Lewis, 1907
Platysoma gracile J. E. LeConte, 1845
Platysoma ineditum (Desbordes, 1925)
Platysoma inexpectatum Lackner, 2004
Platysoma joliveti Gomy, 2007
Platysoma koreanum Mazur, 1999
Platysoma leconti Marseul, 1853
Platysoma lineare Erichson, 1834
Platysoma lineicolle Marseul, 1873
Platysoma loriae Schmidt, 1893
Platysoma malignum Cooman, 1941
Platysoma minax Mazur, 1999
Platysoma moluccanum Marseul, 1864
Platysoma multistriatum Lea, 1925
Platysoma novum Lewis, 1885
Platysoma orientale (Lewis, 1892)
Platysoma parallelum (Say, 1825)
Platysoma paugami (Le Guillou, 1844)
Platysoma punctigerum (J. L. LeConte, 1862)
Platysoma raffrayi Desbordes, 1929
Platysoma rasile Lewis, 1884
Platysoma rimarium Erichson, 1834
Platysoma rufopygum Lewis, 1905
Platysoma ruptistriatum Lewis, 1904
Platysoma sichuanum Mazur, 2007
Platysoma striatipectum Marseul, 1870
Platysoma striatisternum Lewis, 1892
Platysoma striativarium Lea, 1925
Platysoma striativentre Lea, 1925
Platysoma subcostatum Lea, 1925
Platysoma subdepressum MacLeay, 1871
Platysoma suturistrium Marseul, 1879
Platysoma takehikoi Ôhara, 1986
Platysoma torpens Marseul, 1864
Platysoma tsushimae Ôhara, 1986
Platysoma vulsum Bickhardt, 1920
Platysoma yunnanum (Kryzhanovskij, 1972)

References

"Platysoma Genus: Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

"Platysoma Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 1 February 2018.

Mazur, Slawomir (1997). "A world catalogue of the Histeridae (Coleoptera: Histeroidea)". Genus:, International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy (Supplement), 373.
Ôhara, Masahiro, and Slawomir Mazur (2002). "A revision of the genera of the tribe Platysomatini (Coleoptera, Histeridae, Histerinae). Part 4: Redescriptions of the type species of Heudister, Platysoma, Cylister, Cylistus, Nicotikis, Mesostrix and Desbordesia". Insecta Matsumurana (N.S.), vol. 59, 1-28.

Further reading

Arnett, R. H. Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
Richard E. White. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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