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Family Monotomidae - Minute Clubbed Beetles

Monotomidae  - Monotoma longicollis Macreurops longicollis - Phyconomus marinus rotten wood beetle - Rhizophagus sayi Hesperobaenus - Hesperobaenus abbreviatus Minute Clubbed Beetle - Rhizophagus remotus Monotoma - Monotoma picipes Monotomidae  - Bactridium ephippigerum Rhizophagus minutus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea
Family Monotomidae (Minute Clubbed Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhizophagidae Redtenbacher 1845
Explanation of Names
Monotomidae Laporte 1840
two subfamilies, with 55 spp. in 11 genera north of Mexico(1) and ~250 spp. in 35 genera worldwide(2)(3)
9 spp. in 2 genera in Maritime Canada(4)
Overview of our fauna
Family Monotomidae
Subfamily RHIZOPHAGINAE Rhizophagus

Tribe Monotomini Monotoma
Tribe Thionini Thione
1.5‒6.0 mm(2)
photos of southeastern spp. in (5)
worldwide and throughout NA(1)
predaceous or mycophagous(2)
See Also
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.Tree of Life - Monotomidae
3.McElrath T., Boyd O., McHugh J.V. (2014-) MonotomID
4.Monotomidae (Coleoptera) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Bousquet Y. 2010. J. Acad. Entomol. Soc. 6: 1-8.
5.Undocumented beetle diversity in the Southeastern United States: a case study of the minute clubbed beetles (Col.: Monotomidae)
McElrath T.C., McHugh J.V. . 2018. Zootaxa 4472: 127–140.