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Species Cryptophagus laticollis

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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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Cryptophagidae (Silken Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Cryptophaginae
Tribe Cryptophagini
Genus Cryptophagus
Species laticollis (Cryptophagus laticollis)
Explanation of Names
Cryptophagus laticollis Lucas 1849
Size
1.7–2.4 mm, usually ≤2.0 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, introduced elsewhere and now cosmopolitan; in our area, widespread along the west coast (AB-BC-CA)(1)
Habitat
stored products, plant debris(1)