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Species Anthrenus coloratus - Asian Carpet Beetle

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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 Anthrenus (Carpet Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Anthrenops)
Species coloratus (Asian Carpet Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Anthrenus coloratus Reitter, 1881
Numbers
1.5–2.5 mm(1)
Range
native to the Old World (Eurasia & Africa), adventive in our area: so. US(2), recently found in w. NA(1)
Habitat
wasp and spider nests, insect collections, seeds, and various plant products(1)
See Also

10 segmented antennae of A. coloratus help distinguish it from verbasci.
Internet References
Dermestidae.com - Andreas Herrmann