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Species Mycetaea subterranea - Hairy Cellar Beetle

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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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Mycetaeidae
Genus Mycetaea
Species subterranea (Hairy Cellar Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mycetaea hirta (Marsham 1802) (name in wide circulation until recently)
Explanation of Names
Mycetaea subterranea (Fabricius 1801)
Size
1.5–1.8 mm(1)
Identification
good images in(2)(3) (here)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive but widely distributed in n. NA (NF-BC to MD-WI-CA) and elsewhere in the world(4)(1)(5)(6)
Habitat
stored products in mills/granaries/warehouses/cellars; in old tree trunks, caves, and bee hives(2)(1)
Food
Zygomycete hyphae(2)