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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
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Lucanidae
Subfamilia: Lucaninae
Tribus: Platycerini
Genus: Platycerus
Species (55 + 2†): P. acuticollis – P. akitaorum – P. albisomni – P. bashanicus – P. benesi – P. businskyi – P. canae – P. caprea – P. caraboides – P. caucasicus – P. consimilis – P. cribripennis – P. cupreimicans – P. cyanidraconis – P. delagrangei – P. delicatulus – P. depressus – P. diluvialis – P. dundai – P. feminatus – P. hiurai – P. hongwonpyoi – P. kawadai – P. kitawakii – P. ladyae – P. liyingbingi – P. mandibularis – P. marginalis – P. masumotoi – P. miyatakei – P. nagahatai – P. oregonensis – P. perplexus – P. piceus – P. primigenius – P. pseudocaprea – P. rugosus – P. senguni – P. spinifer – P. sue – P. sugitai – P. tabanai – P. takakuwai – P. tangi – P. tieguanzi – P. turnai – P. urushiyamai – P. vicinus – P. virescens – P. viridicuprus – P. xiongmao – P. yangi – P. yeren – P. yii – P. yingqii – †P. sepultus – †P. zherichini

Platycerus Geoffroy, 1762 [conserved name]
Gender: masculine
Type species: Scarabaeus caraboides Linnaeus, 1758, by subsequent designation by Latreille (1810)
Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by ICZN (1994: 61)

Lucanidae - Platycerus caraboides-1

Platycerus caraboides


Benesh, B. 1946: A systematic revision of the Holarctic genus Platycerus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Lucanidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 72: 139–202, plates IV-IX. JSTOR
Huang, H.; Chen, C.-C. 2009: Notes on the morphology, taxonomy, and natural history of the genus Platycerus Geoffroy from China, with the description of a new species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Lucanidae). Zootaxa 2087: 1-36. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.2087.1.1 Paywall.
ICZN 1994. Opinion 1754. Histoire abrégée des insectes qui se trouve aux environs de Paris (Geoffroy, 1762): some generic names conserved (Crustacea, Insecta). The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 51(1): 58–70. BHL. Reference page.
Imura, Y. 2008: An up-to-date movement on the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) of Japan. Gekkan-Mushi, (450 ): 2–9. [in Japanese] [not seen]
Imura, Y. 2009: Discovery of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in Guizhou Province, South China. Elytra, Tokyo, 37 (1): 77–81. [not seen]
Imura, Y. 2010: The genus Platycerus of East Asia. Roppon-Ashi Entomological Books. ISBN 978-4-902649-06-2 [not seen]
Imura, Y. 2010: Supplementary notes on my latest book, "The genus Platycerus of East Asia". Gekkan-Mushi, (474 ): 2–7. [in Japanese] [not seen]
Imura, Y. 2011: Two new taxa of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) from China. In: Kawai, S. (ed.) Masumushi: entomological papers dedicated to Dr. Kimio Masumoto on the occasion of his retirement. Special publication of the Japanese Society of Scarabaeoidology, 1. pp. 131-141.
Imura, Y. 2012: Description of a new Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) from Sichuan, southwest China, with records of two other species belonging of the same genus. Elytra (n.s.) 2(1): 61–68. [not seen] Reference page.
Kubota, K.; Kubota, N.; Otobe, H. 2008: A revision of Platycerus acuticollis Y. Kurosawa (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) and its closely related species. Biogeography, 10: 79–102.
Kubota, K.; Kubota, N.; Otobe, H. 2009: Phylogeny and evolution of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in Japan (1) Taxonomy of the acuticollis species group. Gekkan-Mushi, (462 ): 6–21. [in Japanese] [not seen]
Kubota, K.; Kubota, N.; Otobe, H. 2010: Phylogeny and evolution of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in Japan (2) Morphological analyses. Gekkan-Mushi, (474 ): 8–14. [in Japanese] [not seen]
Kubota, K.; Kubota, N.; Otobe, H. 2011: Phylogeny and evolution of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in Japan (3) Distribution borders and interspecific gene flow in the acuticollis species group. Gekkan-Mushi, (486 ): 19–24. [in Japanese] [not seen]
Kubota, K.; Kubota, N.; Otobe, H.; Nagahata Y. 2009: A morphological phylogeny of the genus Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) in Japan. Biogeography, 11: 57–72.
Kubota, K. et al. 2011: Diversification process of stag beetles belonging to the genus Platycerus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Lucanidae) in Japan based on nuclear and mitochondrial genes. Entomological science, 14 (4): 411–427. DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-8298.2011.00466.x
Latreille, P.A. 1810. Considérations générales sur l'ordre naturel des animaux composant les classes des crustacés, des arachnides, et des insectes : avec un tableau méthodique de leurs genres, disposés en familles. Paris: Schoell, 444 pp. BHL Reference page.
Paulsen, M.J.; Caterino, M.S. 2009: The Platycerus (Coleoptera, Lucanidae) of California, with the recognition of Platycerus cribripennis Van Dyke as a valid species. ZooKeys, 8: 89–94. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.8.118
Platycerus Taxon details on Fauna Europaea

Platycerus is a genus of stag beetles (Lucanidae), belonging to the subfamily Lucaninae.

Platycerus caprea (De Geer, 1774)
Platycerus caraboides (Linnaeus, 1758)
Platycerus caucasicus Parry, 1864
Platycerus cribripennis Van Dyke, 1928
Platycerus delagrangei Fairmaire, 1892
Platycerus depressus LeConte, 1850
Platycerus hongwonpyoi Imura & Choe, 1989
Platycerus marginalis Casey, 1897
Platycerus oregonensis Westwood, 1844
Platycerus primigenius E. Weise, 1960
Platycerus pseudocaprea Paulus, 1970
Platycerus spinifer Schaufuss, 1862
Platycerus quercus (Weber)



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