Family Corylophidae (Minute Fungus Beetles)

Subfamily Corylophinae
Genus Clypastraea
IMG 3165  IMG 3167

Genus Sericoderus
IMG 3071  IMG 3073  IMG 4074

Subfamily Peltinodinae
Composed of a single genus.

Genus Holopsis

Pending ID – Corylophidae

#1. Early November 2017
Kingston Beach, Kingston
Body length approx. 1.5mm
Photos AD
IMG 3351  IMG 3352

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



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.