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Dermestidae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Dermestidae is a member of the Superfamily Dermestoidea. Here is the complete "parentage" of Dermestidae:

The Family Dermestidae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Adalaidia

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Anthrenocerus

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Anthrenus

Anthrenus is a genus of skin beetles (family Dermestidae). Commonly known as one of the several genera of "carpet beetles", Anthrenus was historically placed in a subfamily Anthreninae, though presently included in the Megatominae. The genus is closely related. [more]

Apsectus

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Attagenus

Attagenus is a genus of beetles. This genus is found in tropical Africa, the Palearctic including Europe, the Near East, the Nearctic, North Africa and East Asia. [more]

Caccoleptus

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Cryptorhopalum

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Ctesias

Dearthrus

Dermestes

Dermestes is a genus of larder beetles in the family Dermestidae. Both the adult beetles and the larvae feed on dry dead animals and vegetable material. Dermestes, especially its larvae, can seriously damage natural animal fibers, foodstuff, furnishing and zoological collections. Larder beetles are common throughout the world and are a serious pest in some places. [more]

Egidyella

Evorinea

Globicornis

Labrocerus

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Megatoma

Novelsis

Orphilus

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Orphinus

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Phradonoma

Reesa

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Thaumaglossa

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Thorictodes

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Thorictus

Thylodrias

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Trinodes

Trogoderma

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At least 37 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Trogoderma.

More info about the Genus Trogoderma may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 26, 2014
2014/08/26 02:21:24