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
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
11 spp. in 6 genera in our area, ~170 spp. in 36 genera worldwide(1)
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.