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subgenus Dermestinus

Dermestes talpinus Dermestes caninus Germar - Dermestes caninus On a dead snake - Dermestes caninus Dermestid? - Dermestes talpinus Beetle - Dermestes talpinus Dermestes marmoratus? - Dermestes marmoratus Dermestes talpinus - Hide and Tallow Dermestid Beetle - Dermestes Dermestes
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
Explanation of Names
Dermestinus Zhantiev 1967
Numbers
10 spp. in our area (of which 4 adventive), ~40 total(1)
Range
holarctic (most diverse in drier regions of Eurasia), with a handful in more southern areas and several cosmopolitan spp.(1) spread through agency of man
Remarks
the Mediterranean D. sardous Küster, introduced in CA(1), is not yet in the guide