photos of a representative sample of eastern spp. provided in(6)(7)
worldwide and across NA, with the highest diversity in tropical and subtropical areas(8)
mostly under bark of dead trees with close associated with the fruiting bodies of macrofungi or in leaf litter, but some are commonly found in many other habitats, like tree holes; a few inhabit ant/termite nests or caves(9)
spores and hyphae of various fungi, primarily macro-Basidiomycetes (Hymenomycetes and Aphyllophorales), some also on myxomycetes; host records summarized in(9); members of two exotic genera prey on scales & some other arthropods(9)
Endomychidae in the Strohecker Collection –- images of all the species represented in the collection of Henry F. Strohecker (1905-1988), the most influential endomychid taxonomist of the 20th century (NO LONGER AVAILABLE as of 13.viii.2015, but images mirrored here)
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