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Mycetophagidae

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Mycetophagus serrulatus

The Mycetophagidae or hairy fungus beetles are a family of beetles in the large suborder Polyphaga.[1][2] The different species are between 1.0 and 6.5 mm in length.[3] The larvae and adults live in decaying leaf litter, fungi, and under bark. Most species feed on fungi (hence the name).[3] Worldwide, the 18 genera contain around 200 species.

Genera

These 15 genera belong to the family Mycetophagidae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[4] c = Catalogue of Life,[5] g = GBIF,[6] b = Bugguide.net[7]

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://nomen.at/Tenebrionoidea
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Mycetophagidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  5. ^ "Browse Mycetophagidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  6. ^ "Mycetophagidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  7. ^ "Mycetophagidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-03-25.

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Mycetophagidae: Brief Summary

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" Mycetophagus serrulatus

The Mycetophagidae or hairy fungus beetles are a family of beetles in the large suborder Polyphaga. The different species are between 1.0 and 6.5 mm in length. The larvae and adults live in decaying leaf litter, fungi, and under bark. Most species feed on fungi (hence the name). Worldwide, the 18 genera contain around 200 species.

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