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Superfamily Bostrichoidea - Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles

tiny vs. small - Tricorynus palliatus Varied Carpet Beetle Larva, Immature - Anthrenus verbasci Trogoxylon aequale (Wollaston) - Trogoxylon aequale Dinapate wrightii Horn - Dinapate wrightii Cryptorhopalum sp., dorsal - Cryptorhopalum obesulum Hemicoelus ? - Hemicoelus carinatus - male Found in Anthidium nest Dermestes marmoratus Say - Dermestes marmoratus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nosodendridae recently transferred to Derodontoidea(1)
Numbers
4 families, all represented in our area(2)
Print References
(3)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.
2.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
3.Molecular systematics and evolution of the Ptinidae (Coleoptera: Bostrichoidea) and related families
Bell K.L., Philips T.K. 2012. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 165: 88-108.