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Genus Phradonoma

Another tiny beetle on Mesquite - Phradonoma nobile Phradonoma nobile Dermestid - Phradonoma nobile
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 Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Tribe Anthrenini
Genus Phradonoma
Explanation of Names
Phradonoma Jacquelin du Val 1859
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, ~40 spp. total(1)
Range
native to drier regions of Asia & Africa, with a couple of spp. ranging into so. Europe(1), one of which also recorded in AZ