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Genus Laricobius

Tiny Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Tiny Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Small Black Beetle - Laricobius nigrinus Beetle - Laricobius rubidus Laricobius erichsoni Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus
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.