Endomychus biguttatus

Handsome Fungus Beetle

Endomychus biguttatus photo, Handsome Fungus Beetle

Family: Endomychidae

Subfamily: Endomychinae

Length: 3.5-4.2 mm


The beetle shown here landed on the photographer’s hand, necessitating a one-handed photographic technique. Rotting wood and fungi are the more usual locations for Handsome Fungus Beetles.

In the West Virginia, this is the Handsome Fungus Beetle most often encountered. It is the only member of its subfamily found in our region.







Endomychus biguttatus range map

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Insects of West Virginia