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Species Monotoma longicollis

Root-eating beetle in flight - Monotoma longicollis Root-eating beetle - Monotoma longicollis Monotomidae  - Monotoma longicollis Monotomidae  - Monotoma longicollis Monotomidae  - Monotoma longicollis Small beetle attracted to light - Monotoma longicollis Small beetle attracted to light - Monotoma longicollis little root - Monotoma longicollis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
Family Monotomidae (Root-eating Beetles)
Subfamily Monotominae
Genus Monotoma
Species longicollis (Monotoma longicollis)
Explanation of Names
Monotoma longicollis (Gyllenhal 1827)
longicollis = 'long-necked'
Size
1.4-1.9 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, widespread in our area(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic review of the Canadian species of the genus Monotoma Herbst (Coleoptera: Monotomidae)
Bousquet Y., LaPlante S. (1999). 2000. Proc. Ent. Soc. Ontario 130: 67-96.
2.Monotomidae (Coleoptera) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Bousquet Y. 2010. J. Acad. Entomol. Soc. 6: 1-8.