Common name:Lined flat bark beetles
Number of species:11
Tarsi:4-4-3, 5-5-4, 5-5-5.
A small family with 11 British members. Most are black or reddish-brown in colour, elongate and somewhat dorso-ventrally flattened. Several are predatory beneath bark, while others are synanthropic and can be economically-important pests of stored grains (particularly Cryptolestes spp.).