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Subfamily Atomariinae

Unknown Beetle 2 - Atomaria subangulata Silken Fungus Beetle - Atomaria lewisi Silken Fungus Beetle - Atomaria fuscata Beetle - Atomaria Atomaria? - Atomaria lewisi Hypocoprus tenuis Silken Fungus Beetle - Atomaria ephippiata Beetle IMG_1455 - Atomaria lewisi
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 (Cucujid series)
Family Cryptophagidae (Silken Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Atomariinae
Explanation of Names
Atomariinae LeConte 1861
Numbers
over 80 spp. in 6 genera north of Mexico, of which over 70 in the genus Atomaria(1), ~300 spp. worldwide
Range
worldwide and throughout NA; a considerable number of our spp. (at least 14) is either holarctic or adventive(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.Provisional atlas of the Cryptophagidae-Atomariinae (Coleoptera) of Britain and Ireland
С. Johnson. 1993. Biological Records Centre, Huntingdon, 91 pp.