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subgenus Mycetophagus

unknown beetle - Mycetophagus flexuosus Mycetophagidae, dorsal - Mycetophagus flexuosus Mycetophagidae - Hairy Fungus Beetle? - Mycetophagus flexuosus Small Beetle - Mycetophagus punctatus Mycetophagus punctatus beetle orange blk - Mycetophagus punctatus Mycetophagus punctatus Mycetophagus serrulatus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Mycetophagidae (Hairy Fungus Beetles)
Genus Mycetophagus
No Taxon subgenus Mycetophagus
4 spp. in our area(1)
across the continent; 3 spp. widely eastern, M. californicus is western (west coast & the Rockies), all four range into Canada(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of nearctic Mycetophagidae (Coleoptera)
Parsons C.T. 1975. Col. Bull. 29: 93-108.