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Genus Dacne

Pleasing Fungus Beetle - Dacne quadrimaculata Sap-feeding Beetle - Dacne quadrimaculata another beetle on fungus - Dacne pubescens Tritoma sp? - Dacne quadrimaculata Santa Cruz-2 - Dacne californica Small Fungus (?) Beetle - Dacne picta Pleasing Fungus Beetle (Dacne picta) - Dacne picta Dacne picta - male
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Erotylinae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Tribe Dacnini
Genus Dacne
Explanation of Names
Dacne Latreille 1796
6 spp. (of which one adventive) in 2 subgenera in our area, 30 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
primarily Holarctic, with one African subgenus (4 spp.) and one sp. recently found in S. America(1); D. (D.) quadrimaculata is eastern, 4 spp. [D. (D.) californica + 3 D. (Xenodacne) spp.] western, and the adventive D. (D.) picta established on both coasts(2)(BG data)