Platydema merkli

Family: Tenebrionidae
Subfamily: Diaperinae
Genus: Platydema
Species:Platydema merkli Schawaller, 2004
Type specimen:Holotype
Photographed specimen:Sex = male.
Remarks: Distribution: N Sumatra
Identified by: Wolfgang Schawaller , 2004
Collected by: J. Klapperich 19.-22.VII.1983
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Locality: Sumatra, Prov. Aceh-Selatan, Babahrot, 100m
Subregion: Sumatra
Specimen deposited in HNHM

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  • Schawaller, W., 2004. The Oriental species of Platydema Laporte & Brullee, with descriptions of 16 new species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Stuttgarter Beitr??ge zur Naturkunde Serie A (Biologie). 671: 2-49