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Platynus livens (Gyllenhal, 1810)
a ground beetle
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order COLEOPTERA
  • Suborder ADEPHAGA
  • Superfamily CARABOIDEA
  • Family CARABIDAE
  • Subfamily Harpalinae
  • Genus Platynus

Platynus livens
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CITATION
Anderson, R., Nash, R., O’Connor, J.P. 2005. Checklist of Irish Coleoptera. InvertebrateIreland Online, Ulster Museum , Belfast and National Museum of Ireland , Dublin
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=393
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsRecorded
STATUS OF NAME
Current Name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Anderson, R., Nash, R. & O'Connor, J.P.. 1997, Irish Coleoptera: a revised and annotated list, Irish Naturalists' Journal Special Entomological Supplement, 1-81
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Joy, N.H., 1932, A practical handbook of British beetles, , H.F. & G. Witherby,
Lindroth, C.H., 1974, Coleoptera: Carabidae, , ,
Lindroth, C.H, 1986, The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Ent. Scand., 15:
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
Luff, M.L & Duff, A.G, 2004, Carabidae in: Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles. www.coleopterist.org.uk
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Anderson, R, McFerran, D & Cameron, C, 2000, The Ground Beetles of Northern Ireland (Coleoptera-Carabidae), , Ulster Museum,
Johnson, F.W & Halbert, J.N, 1902, A list of the Beetles of Ireland, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 6B: 535-827
Speight, M.C.D., Anderson, R. & Luff, M.L., 1982, An annotated list of the Irish ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae + Cicindelidae), Bulletin Irish biogeographical Society, 6: 25-53
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
This species, Batenus livens, was once grouped in the Genus Platynus,then under the subgenus Agonum s. Batenus and now in the Genus Batenus.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2005

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