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Species Cryptorhopalum pruddeni

Cryptorhopalum sp., ? pruddeni Casey - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Casey - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Beetle, dorsal - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni - female Beetle, ventral - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni - female Beetle, anterior - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni - female Beetle, lateral-anterior - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni - female Beetle, ventral-posterior - Cryptorhopalum pruddeni - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Tribe Anthrenini
Genus Cryptorhopalum
Species pruddeni (Cryptorhopalum pruddeni)
Explanation of Names
Cryptorhopalum pruddeni Casey 1900
22 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
2 – 3.3 mm (2)
key to Cryptorhopalum species in Beal (1985)(3)
AZ-w.TX, CO-UT / Mex. - Map (2)(4)
Type Locality: Canyon of Colorado River, Arizona
Print References
Beal, R.S. 1995. Taxonomic notes and distributional data on Nearctic species of Cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) with description of a new southwestern U.S. species. Entomological News 106(4): 169-177. BioStor(5)
Casey, T.L. 1900. Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae, and Dermestidae, with other studies. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8: 51–172.(6)
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Herrmann A. (200?-) Pictures of some dermestid species
3.A taxonomic revision of the Nearctic species of Cryptorhopalum
R. S. Beal, Jr. 1985. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 111: 171-221.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.Taxonomic notes and distributional data on Nearctic species of Cryptorhopalum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) w/ descrip. of a n. sp.
Beal, R.S. 1995. Entomological News 106(4): 169-177. .
6.Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with other studies
T. L. Casey. 1900. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol 8, No. 2, 51-172.