Minute Bark Beetles


Summary 2

Cerylonidae is a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.The Cerylonidae are a family of small to minute beetles (usually 2 mm. 01- less) which occur most commonly in forest litter and under bark. At present, there are about 40 genera and over 300 described species known from all of the major zoogeographic regions. Crowson (1955) first recognized the Cerylonidae as an independent clavicorn family, including the cerylonines and murmidiines, as well as Euxes- tus and...

SoCal Status 3

Only two Known Species per The California Beetle Database .
Cerylon californicum
Cerylon unicolor

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  1. (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cerylon_histeroides_(Fabricius,_1792).jpg
  2. Adapted by BJ Stacey from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerylonidae
  3. (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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