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Genus Laricobius

Tooth-necked Fungus Beetle - Laricobius rubidus Tiny Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Small Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Tiny black beetle in snow - Laricobius nigrinus Laricobius Laricobius erichsoni - male Laricobius erichsoni - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Derodontoidea
Family Derodontidae (Tooth-necked Fungus Beetles)
Genus Laricobius
Explanation of Names
Laricobius Rosenhauer 1846
4 spp. in our area(1), 18 total(2)
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.