Taxon profile


Platymeris Laporte, 1832

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hemiptera - bugs »  family Reduviidae - assassin and thread-legged bugs »  subfamily Reduviinae

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

species Platymeris biguttata (Linnaeus, 1767) - White-eyed Assassin Bug

Platymeris biguttata

species Platymeris charon Jeannel, 1917
species Platymeris erebus Distant, 1902
species Platymeris flavipes Bergroth, 1920
species Platymeris guttatipennis Stål, 1859
species Platymeris kavirondo Jeannel, 1917
species Platymeris laevicollis Distant, 1919

Platymeris laevicollis

species Platymeris nigripes Villiers, 1944
species Platymeris pyrrhula Germar, 1837
species Platymeris rhadamanthus Gerstaecker, 1873
species Platymeris rufipes Jeannel, 1917
species Platymeris swirei Distant, 1919

Fossil taxa

species Platymeris insignis Germar & Brendt, 1856

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1418518]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Platymeris Laporte, 1832]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
DE Bauer D.: Die Raubwanzen der Welt [] [as Platymeris LAPORTE, 1833]
Data retrieved on: 15 September 2013
EN Maldonado Capriles J. (1990): Catalogue of the Reduviidae of the World, Caribbean Journal of Science, University of Puerto Rico [as Platymeris Laporte]
Data retrieved on: 13 September 2013

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