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Subgenus Florilinus

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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 Florilinus
Explanation of Names
Florilinus Mulsant & Rey 1868
3 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area, 30 total(1)
holarctic, most diverse in drier regions of Asia and the Mediterranean; in our area, A. castaneae widespread A. blanci along the Pacific (BC-CA), the cosmopolitan A. museorum widespread(1)