Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Anamorphidae

Tiny orange beetle under bark - Symbiotes gibberosus Endomychidae - Clemmus minor Bystus ulkei Sonora-4 - Symbiotes gibberosus Sonora-4 - Symbiotes gibberosus Anamorphidae, Symbiotes gibberosus? - Symbiotes gibberosus Anamorphidae, Symbiotes gibberosus? - Symbiotes gibberosus Micropsephodes lundgreni
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 Anamorphidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Mychotheninae Sasaji 1978
used to be treated in Endomychidae as a subfamily
Explanation of Names
Anamorphidae Strohecker 1953
Numbers
11 spp. in 6 genera in our area, ~170 spp. in 36 genera worldwide(1)
Range
all major zoogeographical regions(2) and across the US (mostly eastern)(3)
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)
Shockley et al. 2009. Zootaxa 1999: 1-113.
2.A synopsis of the Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of Mexico
Arriaga-Varela E., Tomaszewska K.W., Navarrete-Heredia J.L. 2007. Zootaxa 1594: 1–38.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.