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Species Mycetophagus punctatus

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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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Mycetophagidae (Hairy Fungus Beetles)
Genus Mycetophagus
No Taxon (subgenus Mycetophagus)
Species punctatus (Mycetophagus punctatus)
Explanation of Names
Mycetophagus punctatus Say 1826
Numbers
4.6-6.3 mm(1)
Range
e NA, CA (NS-SK to GA-TX, CA)(1)(2)
Life Cycle
Remarks
adults come to lights
Works Cited
1.Revision of nearctic Mycetophagidae (Coleoptera)
Parsons C.T. 1975. Col. Bull. 29: 93-108.
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.