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Genus Endomychus

Handsome fungus beetle - Endomychus biguttatus Birch tree larva - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus Say - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus  Handsome Fungus Beetle - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychidae - Endomychus biguttatus Lady Beetle - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus Say - Endomychus biguttatus
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 Endomychidae (Handsome Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Endomychinae
Genus Endomychus
Explanation of Names
Endomychus Panzer 1795
Size
2 spp. in our area(1), 36 total(2)
Range
Eurasia (by far more diverse in the Oriental Region) + 2 spp. in NA (one in the east, another in the west)(2)
Remarks
our only representative of the essentially Oriental subfamily Endomychinae, that contains ~90 spp. in 5 genera(2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)
Shockley et al. 2009. Zootaxa 1999: 1-113.