Taxon profile


hairy fungus beetles
Mycetophagidae Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Tenebrionoidea

Scientific synonyms

Tritomidae Crotch, 1873

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Oligocene > Chattian – recent


Mycetophagidae in BioLib

Functions restricted to taxon Mycetophagidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subfamily Bergininae Leng, 1920
subfamily Esarcinae Reitter, 1882
subfamily Mycetophaginae Leach, 1815
Tertiary: Chattian – recent

Unplaced taxa

genus Afrotyphaeola Lawrence, Escalona, Leschen & Slipinski, 2014
genus Nesolathrus Scott, 1922

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [102917]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Mycetophagidae Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Mycetophagidae Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

Data source info

Průdek P. 2005: Icones Insectorum Europea Centralis - Coleoptera Mycetophafidae. Folia: Heyrovskyana, Serie B, 1:1-4

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