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Hairy Fungus Beetle

Scientific Name
Litargus sp
Scientific Author
Erichson, 1846
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Mycetophagidae: Mycetophaginae: Mycetophagini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Chile I Region, Iquique, Anubicute, Col: P. Urrotia
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Body length 1.5-2.0mm.

The labrum is shallowly emarginate, the tarsal formula is 5-4-4, and elytra and pronotum have fine, transverse striolae.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
20/09/2011 03:02 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 09:49 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) Hairy Fungus Beetle (Litargus sp) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:49:14 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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