Biphyllidae

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Biphyllidae, or false skin beetles, are a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga. Worldwide, about 195 species are known. They live under the bark of dead trees and feed on fungi.[1] It contains the following genera:[2]

References

  1. ^ 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. ^ Biphyllidae Species List at Joel Hallan’s Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 15 May 2012.
  3. ^ Makarov, Kirill V.; Perkovsky, Evgeny E. (February 2020). "Smallest and oldest false skin beetle: Paleobiphyllus ponomarenkoi gen. et sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Biphyllidae) from Santonian Taimyr amber, northern Russia". Cretaceous Research. 106: 104238. doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2019.104238.
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Biphyllidae: Brief Summary

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Biphyllidae, or false skin beetles, are a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga. Worldwide, about 195 species are known. They live under the bark of dead trees and feed on fungi. It contains the following genera:

Althaesia Pascoe, 1860 Anchorius Casey, 1900 Anobocaelus Sharp, 1902 Biphyllus Dejean, 1821 Diplocoelus Guérin-Méneville, 1836 Euderopus Sharp, 1900 Gonicoelus Sharp, 1900 †Paleobiphyllus Makarov and Perkovsky 2019 Taimyr amber, Russia, Santonian
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