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Genus Lasioderma

Beetle - Lasioderma serricorne Lasioderma serricorne Beetle - Lasioderma falli Beetle - Lasioderma serricorne Phalacridae: Lasioderma sp.? - Lasioderma Phalacridae: Lasioderma sp.? - Lasioderma Lasioderma serricorne? - Lasioderma serricorne Lasioderma serricorne? - Lasioderma serricorne
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 Ptinidae (Death-watch and Spider Beetles)
Subfamily Xyletininae
Tribe Lasiodermini
Genus Lasioderma
Explanation of Names
Lasioderma Stephens 1835
Numbers
5 spp. in our area (incl. 2 adventive), >50 total(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
Range
L. serricorne is cosmopolitan; most spp. in the Mediterranean region
Food
host plants of most spp. are thistles & allies (Asteraceae); also recorded from plants of 9 other families(1)