Family Corylophidae (Minute Fungus Beetles)

Subfamily Corylophinae

Genus Sericoderus
IMG 3071  IMG 3073  IMG 4074

Subfamily Peltinodinae
Comprised of a single genus.

Genus Holopsis

Pending ID – Corylophidae

#1. Early November 2017
Kingston Beach, Kingston
Bodylength approx. 1.5mm.
IMG 3351  IMG 3352

#2. Larva
Early September 2015
Port Huon
Found under leaf debris. Bodylength ~2mm.
Identification thanks to Nick Porch (via Bowerbird).
IMG 5075 2

Late April 2018
Cosy Corner camp ground, Bay of Fires
On Marram grass.
Identification thanks to Boris Büche
IMG 3165  IMG 3166  IMG 3167  IMG 3168



Matthews, E. G. 1992. A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia. Part 6 Polyphaga: Lymexyloidea, Cleroidea and Cucujoidea. Special Educational Bulletin Series No. 9, South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Ślipiński, A., Tomaszewska, W., & Lawrence, J. F. 2009. Phylogeny and classification of Corylophidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) with descriptions of new genera and larvae. Systematic Entomology 34(3): 409-433.