Subfamily Platypodinae Shuckard 1839 (ambrosia beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Curculionidae

Alternative spelling: Platypodidae

Synonym: Tesserocerinae Strohmeyer 1914

Parent taxon: Curculionidae according to S. Shin et al. 2018

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Bright and Poinar 1994, Crowson 1981, Davis and Engel 2007, Lawrence and Newton 1995, Legalov 2015 and Peris and Solórzano Kraemer 2015

Sister taxa: Brachycerinae, Dryophthorinae, Erirhininae, Rhynchophorinae, Orthognathinae, Stromboscerinae, Brachycerites, Ocladiinae, Raymondionyminae

Subtaxa: Platypodidarum Platypodidarum ferrarae Platypodini Tesserocerini

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Type: Platypus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection), the United Kingdom (4)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (5), Italy (2), Mexico (6)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 19 collections including 36 occurrences

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