The Handsome Fungus Beetles (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

F.W. Shockley and J.V. McHugh

The family Endomychidae is a relatively small family of beetles in the superfamily, Cucujoidea. The North American fauna consists of 46 species currently described. Endomychids can usually be distinguished from other fungus feeding beetles based on a 3-3-3 or 4-4-4 tarsal formula, clubbed antennae, and the presence of two longitudinal grooves (sulci) on the pronotum. Of the 46 NA species, only 9 species in 9 genera have been recorded from Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Bystus ulkei
Danae testacea
Endomychus biguttatus
Lycoperdina ferruginea

Micropsephodes lundgreni
Mycetina perpulchra
Phymaphora pulchella
Rhanidea unicolor

Rhymbomicrus lobatus
Last Updated: August 10, 2009
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