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Species Dermestes undulatus

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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)
Genus Dermestes
No Taxon (subgenus Dermestinus)
Species undulatus (Dermestes undulatus)
Explanation of Names
Dermestes undulatus Brahm 1790
Size
5–7 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NB-ON to NJ-WV, CO)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Habitat
mostly outdoors, on carrion; uncommon(1)
Remarks
stored-food pest in some locations in continental Europe(1)
earliest record in our area: ON before 1837(5)