Danae (beetle)

Danae is a genus of handsome fungus beetles in the family Endomychidae. There are more than 90 species in Danae, 1 found in North America, about 10 in Asia, and the remainder in Africa.[1][2][3]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Endomychidae
Subfamily: Endomychinae
Genus: Danae
Reiche, 1847


These 97 species belong to the genus Danae:[1]


  1. ^ a b Shockley, F.W.; Tomaszewska, K.W.; Mchugh, J.V. (1999). "An annotated checklist of the handsome fungus beetles of the world (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea: Endomychidae)". zootaxa. ISBN 978-1-86977-313-7.
  2. ^ "Argogorytes Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Argogorytes Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 16 May 2018.

Further readingEdit

  • Arnett, R. H., Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Arnett, Ross H. (30 July 2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0212-1.
  • White, Richard E. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.