Clown Beetles Recording Scheme

This recording scheme includes the species in families Histeridae (52 species) and Sphaeritidae (one species). The scheme is run by Steve Lane, who can be contacted via this form, or see contact details on the BRC website.

See the familiy pages for more information on:

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Why call them clown beetles?

According to Wikipedia, "Histeridae was named by Leonard Gyllenhaal.