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Monotomidae (root-eating beetles)

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The root-eating beetles (Mono­tomidae) are a species-poor family of small beetles. They live as predators under bark, in compost or in hay. Some species are associated with ants. Worldwide some 220 species have been described, thereof 22 from Germany.

World: 220 Europe: 35 Germany: 22 collected: 12 Missing species Overview in inquiry module fraction: 55%
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Missing species Monotomidae (root-eating beetles) – currently missing species (11)
 Monotoma quadrifoveolata
 Monotoma angusticollis
 Monotoma bicolor
 Monotoma quadricollis
 Monotoma testacea
 Rhizophagus grandis
 Rhizophagus parallelocollis
 Rhizophagus oblongicollis
 Rhizophagus parvulus
 Rhizophagus cribratus
 Cyanostolus aeneus
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