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Archeocrypticidae

The family Archeocrypticidae is a small group of beetles with no vernacular common name, though recent authors have coined the name cryptic fungus beetles. Adults and larvae seems to be saprophagous and are often found in plant litter. Worldwide, there are about 10 genera and 50 species, most species are pantropical.[1] The species Enneboeus caseyi has been recorded from the American South, Central America and Mexico.[1] There are approximately 20 species found in Australia, for example species of Enneboeus and Australenneboeus.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Michael A. Ivie (2002). Ross H. Arnett & Michael Charles Thomas. ed. American Beetles: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. Volume 2 of American Beetles. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
  2. ^ Lawrence, J.F. 1994: Review of the Australian Archeocrypticidae (Coleoptera), with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. Invertebrate taxonomy, 8: 449-470. Abstract
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