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Species Laricobius rubidus

Tooth-necked Fungus Beetle - Laricobius rubidus beetle - Laricobius rubidus beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Punctate beetle - Laricobius rubidus Beetle on snow - Laricobius rubidus Beetle on snow - 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
Species rubidus (Laricobius rubidus)
Explanation of Names
Laricobius rubidus LeConte 1861
Size
2.0-2.5 mm(1)
Range
ne. US and adjacent Canada (NB-ON to DC-MI)(1)(2)
Habitat
cool, humid forests(1)
Food
conifer-feeding adelgids(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of the beetles of Maine, USA
Majka C.G., Chandler D.S., Donahue C.P. 2011. Empty Mirrors Press, Halifax. 328 pp.