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Species Endomychus biguttatus

Handsome fungus beetle - Endomychus biguttatus Fake Ladybug? - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychidae, ventral - Endomychus biguttatus lady bird mimic beetle? - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus Handsome fungus beetle - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus  - Endomychus biguttatus Endomychus biguttatus? - 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
Species biguttatus (Endomychus biguttatus)
Explanation of Names
Endomychus biguttatus Say 1824
Size
3.5-4.2 mm(1)
Identification
Range
NA east of the Rockies (NF-SK-NT to FL-TX-AZ)(2)(3)
Food
Feeds and reproduces on Schizophyllum communae (Schizophyllaceae); also found on Auricularia (Auriculariaceae) and Piptoporus betulinus(4)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)
Shockley et al. 2009. Zootaxa 1999: 1-113.
4.The Erotylidae and Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada...
C.G. Majka. 2007. Zootaxa 1546: 39–50.