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Genus Lycoperdina

Handsome fungus beetle with parasite eggs? - Lycoperdina ferruginea Handsome fungus beetle with parasite eggs? - Lycoperdina ferruginea handsome fungus beetle - Lycoperdina ferruginea Handsome Fungus Beetle - Lycoperdina ferruginea Unknown - Lycoperdina ferruginea beetle 1 - Lycoperdina ferruginea Endomychidae, Handsome Fungus Beetle, lateral - Lycoperdina ferruginea beetle from giant puffball - Lycoperdina ferruginea
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 Lycoperdininae
Genus Lycoperdina
Explanation of Names
Lycoperdina Latreille 1807
Numbers
A single species in our area, ~30 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
holarctic (incl. much of NA) & Afrotropical(1)
Food
specialist feeder on puffballs (Lycoperdales)(2)