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Subgenus Nathrenus

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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 Nathrenus
Explanation of Names
Nathrenus Casey 1900
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, ~50 spp. total(1)
Range
native to warmer parts of the Old World, most diverse in Africa; one sp. cosmopolitan and widespread in NA(1)