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Species Dacne picta

Small Fungus (?) Beetle - Dacne picta Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Dacne picta) - Dacne picta Dacne picta - male Dacne picta - male Dacne picta - female Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Dacne picta) (?)   - Dacne picta Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Dacne picta) (?)   - Dacne picta Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Dacne picta) (?)   - Dacne picta
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Erotylinae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Tribe Dacnini
Genus Dacne
No Taxon (subgenus Dacne)
Species picta (Dacne picta)
Remarks
Introduced from China, with mushrooms (first found in 1990).
See:
Internet References
Research Gate. Dacne picta Crotch: A Recently Introduced Pest of Stored, Dried Shiitake Mushrooms (Coleoptera: Erotylidae).
jstage. The bionomics of Dacne picta (Coleoptera: Erotylidae), a pest of the shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes)