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Genus Anisotoma

round fungus beetle - Anisotoma Round fungus beetle ? - Anisotoma amica Fungus beetle--detail - Anisotoma Anisotoma horni Wheeler - Anisotoma horni Anisotoma on Lycogala epidendrum (Wolf's Milk Slime Mold) - Anisotoma Tiny Beetle - Anisotoma Round fungus beetle - Anisotoma Leoididae? - Anisotoma
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Leiodidae (Round Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Leiodinae
Tribe Agathidiini
Genus Anisotoma
Explanation of Names
Anisotoma Panzer 1797
Numbers
~50 spp. total(1)
Habitat
Associated with rotting wood, fungi, slime molds
Food
Both adults and larvae feed on slime molds(1)
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