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  Order Coleoptera      Superfamily Cleroidea 20,153  

Derodontidae (tooth-necked fungus beetles)

The tooth-necked fungus beetles (Dero­dontidae) are a family of small beetles with only a few species. Worldwide 19 species in four genera are known. They live in temperate zones of the northern and southern hemisphere on myxomycetes, one species is a predator of woolly conifer aphids (Adelgidae). In Germany two species have been recorded.
World: 19 Europe: n.a. Germany: 2 collected: 1 fraction (%): 50

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2 - 2.5 mm
Laricobius erichsonii

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