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Genus Attagenus - Black Carpet Beetles

Found under a carpet - Attagenus Carpet Beetle - Attagenus unicolor Attagenus rufipennis LeConte - Attagenus Dermestid? - Attagenus - male Beetle 1 - Attagenus brunneus - male Beetle - Attagenus Beetle - Attagenus Attagenus
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 Attagenini
Genus Attagenus (Black Carpet Beetles)
Other Common Names
Fur Beetles
Explanation of Names
Attagenus (L). 'a snipe; a grouse' (1)
9 spp (2)
Genus is "generally distributed" (2)
Print References
Beal, R.S. 1970. A taxonomic and biological study of species of Attagenini in the United States and Canada. Entomologica Americana. 45(3): 141-235.
Halstead, D.G. 1981. Taxonomic notes on some Attagenus ssp. associated with stored products, including a new black species from Africa. Journal of Stored Products Research. 17: 91-99.
Rees, D., Rangsi, T.V. 2004. Insects of Stored Products. CSIRO Publishing, Australia. 181 pp.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.