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Genus Phymaphora

Endomychid ? - Phymaphora californica - female Phymaphora californica Horn - Phymaphora californica - male P. pulchella - Phymaphora pulchella - female P. pulchella - Phymaphora pulchella - male very tiny fungus beetle?  - Phymaphora pulchella Phymaphora pulchella Orange & black beetle with admirable antennae - Phymaphora pulchella Orange & black beetle with admirable antennae - Phymaphora pulchella
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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Endomychidae (Handsome Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Leiestinae
Genus Phymaphora
Explanation of Names
Phymaphora Newman 1838
Numbers
2 spp. total, both in our area(1)
Range
one sp. widespread in e. NA, another in w. NA (BC-CA-NV)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)
Shockley et al. 2009. Zootaxa 1999: 1-113.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.