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Species Dermestes frischi - Fringed Larder Beetle

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Genus Dermestes
No Taxon (subgenus Dermestinus)
Species frischi (Fringed Larder Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes frischii (1)
Explanation of Names
Dermestes frischi Kugelann 1792
6–10 mm(2)
adventive and widespread in NA, but absent across se US - Map (3)(4)(5)(1), native to the Old World (origin unknown; non-native in Europe), now nearly cosmopolitan in warm regions(6)(7)
outdoors, on carrion and animal skins; common in granaries, warehouses, shops, and dwellings on stored products, incl. fishmeal, smoked meat, bone and bone meal, feathers, and skins(2)(4)
Mar-Sept (BG data)
carrion, skins, various stored animal products(2)
Internet References - Andreas Herrmann