Orthoperidae

Orthoperidae

[‚ȯr·thə′per·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The minute fungus beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Cucujoidea.
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Beetle families not previously collected at the Training and Logistics Site in our surveys are Derodontidae, Hydraenidae, Orthoperidae, Ostomatidae, Tetreatomidae, Sphindidae, and Zopheridae.
Four families [Eucinetidae, Lampyridae, Oedemeridae, Corylophidae (as Orthoperidae)], each represented by single species, included in the South Carolina list were not present in our samples, but only one of these was represented by a common species (Eucinetus strigosus LeConte).