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Saphophagus sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Infraorder: Bostrichiformia
Superfamily: Bostrichoidea
Family: Jacobsoniidae
Heller, 1926

Jacobsoniidae is a family of beetles. The larvae and adults live under bark, in plant litter, fungi, bat guano and rotten wood.[1] It is a small family with 21 species in three genera: [2]


  1. ^ Michael A. Ivie (2002). Ross H. Arnett & Michael Charles Thomas, ed. American Beetles: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. Volume 2 of American Beetles. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0. 
  2. ^ Hava, J. & Lobl, I. (2005). "A world catalogue of the family Jacobsoniidae (Coleoptera)." Studies and Reports of District Museum Prague-East. Taxonomical Series 1. 1 (1-2): 89-94.

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