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Species Nicobium castaneum

Nicobium castaneum (Olivier) - Nicobium castaneum Nicobium castaneum (Olivier) - Nicobium castaneum
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 Anobiinae (Death-watch Beetles)
Tribe Nicobiini
Genus Nicobium
Species castaneum (Nicobium castaneum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nicobium castaneum (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Anobium castaneum Olivier 1790
Explanation of Names
castaneum = 'chestnut-colored'
Size
3.3-6.5 mm
Range
se. US to TX - Map (1)(2); non-native in NA, apparently of European origin (widespread in warmer parts of Europe & in the Mediterranean basin)(3)(4)
Food
various wood products and yellow pine (1)
Remarks
may severely damage softwood (incl. furniture, wood artifacts), books(4), and be a pest in museums and libraries(3)