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Erotylidae (pleasing fungus beetles)

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The pleasing fungus beetles (Eroty­lidae) are a speciose family of small to medium-sized beetles with some 2500 species worldwide. In Germany 14 species are known to occur. Larvae and adults feed on the fruiting bodies of macro Basidiomycete fungi growing in decaying wood. Larvae are often gregarious. They are most diverse and abundant in the tropical region.

World: 2500 Europe: 28 Germany: 16 collected: 8 Missing species Overview in inquiry module fraction: 50%
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Missing species Erotylidae (pleasing fungus beetles) – currently missing species (8)
 Tritoma subbasalis
 Triplax elongata
 Triplax lacordairei
 Triplax melanocephala
 Triplax scutellaris
 Dacne notata
 Dacne picta
 Combocerus glaber
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