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Species Phymaphora pulchella

Handsome Fungus Beetle - Phymaphora pulchella - male Phymaphora pulchella Endomychidae, lateral - Phymaphora pulchella - female Endomychidae, head - Phymaphora pulchella - female P. pulchella - Phymaphora pulchella - male Endomychidae, antennae ventral - Phymaphora pulchella - male Endomychidae, dorsdal - Phymaphora pulchella - male Handsome Fungus Beetle - Phymaphora pulchella - 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)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Endomychidae (Handsome Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Leiestinae
Genus Phymaphora
Species pulchella (Phymaphora pulchella)
Explanation of Names
Phymaphora pulchella Newman 1838
pulchella 'pretty'
Size
3.0-3.8 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-GA-AL to MB-MO-LA)(2)
Food
Associated with Piptoporus betulinus (Polyporaceae) and Climacodon pulcherrima (Hydnaceae)(3)