Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Monotoma longicollis

Root-eating beetle - Monotoma longicollis small Monotomidae - Monotoma longicollis Monotomidae  - Monotoma longicollis Monotoma longicollis (Gyllenhal) - Monotoma longicollis Monotomidae 1  - Monotoma longicollis Small beetle attracted to light - Monotoma longicollis root eater - Monotoma longicollis little root - Monotoma longicollis
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)
Family Monotomidae (Root-eating Beetles)
Subfamily Monotominae
Genus Monotoma
Species longicollis (Monotoma longicollis)
Explanation of Names
Monotoma longicollis (Gyllenhal 1827)
longicollis = 'long-necked'
Size
1.4-1.9 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, widespread in our area(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic review of the Canadian species of the genus Monotoma Herbst (Coleoptera: Monotomidae)
Bousquet Y., LaPlante S. (1999). 2000. Proc. Ent. Soc. Ontario 130: 67-96.
2.Monotomidae (Coleoptera) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Bousquet Y. 2010. J. Acad. Entomol. Soc. 6: 1-8.