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Species Priobium carpini

Priobium carpini
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)
Family Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Anobiinae (Death-watch Beetles)
Tribe Hadrobregmini
Genus Priobium
Species carpini (Priobium carpini)
Explanation of Names
Priobium carpini (Herbst 1793)
Size
3.5-5 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (Europe to e. Siberia)(1), adventive in NA (MD}(2)
Habitat
fungus-infested wood of conifer & deciduous trees; will attack structural timber and wooden objects(3)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: MD 1984(2)
Works Cited
1.Zabaluev I.A. (2006-2013) Encyclopedia of insects
2.Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin—Coleoptera: Ptinidae
Arango, R.A. and D.K. Young. 2012. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.
3.Coleoptera Poloniae