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Genus Laricobius

Small Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Small Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Beetle on snow - Laricobius rubidus Tooth-necked Fungus Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Tiny black beetle in snow - Laricobius nigrinus messy beetle - Laricobius - male
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)
Superfamily Derodontoidea (Tooth-necked Fungus Beetles)
Family Derodontidae (Tooth-necked Fungus Beetles)
Genus Laricobius
Explanation of Names
Laricobius Rosenhauer 1846
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 18 spp. worldwide(2)
Range
holarctic genus, most diverse in e. Asia(2); in our area, ne. & nw. NA (NL-MI-DC; ID-BC-CA)(1)
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.A world catalogue of the family Derodontidae (Coleoptera)
J. Háva. 2006. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne, 75: 29-38.