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Species Apsectus hispidus

 
 
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Notes on the biology and systematics of the dermestid beetle genus Aspectus with description of two new species
By Beal RS Jr.
Annals of the Entomological Society of America 52: 132-137, 1959

Annotated checklist of Nearctic Dermestidae with revised key to genera
By Beal, R.S.
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 57: 391-404, 2003

A new U.S. and Florida record for Caccoleptus (Bicaccoleptus) kacka Háva, 2009 (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
By Háva, J. and M.C. Thomas
Insecta Mundi 0237: 1–3, 2012
Online here: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/750/

New genus to keep an eye out for in Florida. Records from Dade and Broward counties.

World Catalogue of the Dermestidae (Coleoptera)
By Jiří Háva
Studie a zprávy Oblastního Muzea Praha-východ, Brandýs n. Labem 2003 Supplementum 1., 2003
Available online here.

A phylogenetic study of Dermestidae (Coleoptera) based on larval morphology
By T. Kiselyova & J.V. McHugh
Systematic Entomology 31: 469–507, 2006
For our purposes as visual guide, the illustrations (habitus photos and Tanya's excellent drawings) is the most valuable part of this remarkable paper.
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Molecular systematics and evolution of the Ptinidae (Coleoptera: Bostrichoidea) and related families
By Bell K.L., Philips T.K.
Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 165: 88-108, 2012

New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Dermestidae, Endecatomidae, Bostrichidae, and Ptinidae
By Webster R.P., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I., Turgeon M.
Zookeys 179: 127-139, 2012

The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia)
By C.J. Majka
Zootaxa 1573: 1–38, 2007

 
 
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