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Pleasing Fungus Beetle

Micrencaustes cf. liturata


This is a Pleasing Fungus Beetle that i found on the wall of my house. It is black in color, and it has 2 yellow spots on its thorax. The size of this beetle is about 8-10 mm in length.


- Spotted on the wall of my house.


- Pleasing Fungus Beetle is a beatle from the Erotylidae family. Thanks to Rob Westerduijn and Alexei Kovalev for the ID.
* Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Insecta
* Superorder: Coleopterida
* Order: Coleoptera
* Suborder: Polyphaga
* Infraorder: Cucujiformia
* Superfamily: Cucujoidea
* Family: Erotylidae
* Genus: Micrencaustes
* Species: M. cf. liturata

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Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Lat: 2.75, Long: 102.22

Spotted on Jan 27, 2015
Submitted on Feb 18, 2015

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