Monotomidae (predators)

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Rhizophagus depressus (click on image to enlarge it)
Author: Udo Schmidt
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Monotomidae - Rhizophagus Herbst, 1793

The Monotomidae are is a small family of beetles with around 250 species. They have a variety of life styles but most of them prey on other insects or feed on fungi. The genus Rhizophagus contains a few species that prey on insect pests like bark beetles.


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: