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  Order Coleoptera      Superfamily Cucujoidea 51,331  
  Cryptophagidae

Languriidae (lizard beetles)

Phalacridae  

The lizard beetles (Langu­riidae) are a small family of small to medium-sized beetles. Worldwide some 400 species have been described, widely distributed in all faunal regions, but is best represented in tropical areas. Four species are known to occur in Germany. The beetles feed on pollen and various plants.

World: 400 Europe: 14 Germany: 4 collected: 2 fraction: 50%
1.9 - 2.3 mm
Cryptophilus integer
2.4 - 3 mm
Cryptophilus obliteratus


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