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Species Lyctus carbonarius - Southern Lyctus Beetle

A revision of the New World species of powder-post beetles belonging to the family Lyctidae.
By Gerberg, E.J.
USDA Technical Bulletin 1157: 1–55., 1957
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Gerberg, E.J. 1957. A revision of the new world species of powder-post beetles belonging to the family Lyctidae. USDA Technical Bulletin 1157: 1–55.

The Bostrichidae (Coleoptera) of Missouri
By Beiriger, R.L. and R.W. Sites
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 69(1): 45-68, 1996
Key and descriptions of Bostrichidae found in Missouri and adjacent states, as well as potential adventive species.

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Additions and corrections to Borowski and Węgrzynowicz's world catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera)
By Ivie M.A.
Zootaxa 2498: 28–46, 2010
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A revision of the North American species of beetles belonging to the family Bostrichidae.
By W.S. Fisher
United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publications No. 168: 1-157, 1950
Online as Ebook or pdf at Google books.

World catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera)
By Borowski J., Węgrzynowicz P.
Mantis, Olsztyn, 247 pp., 2007
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Molecular systematics and evolution of the Ptinidae (Coleoptera: Bostrichoidea) and related families
By Bell K.L., Philips T.K.
Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 165: 88-108, 2012

New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Dermestidae, Endecatomidae, Bostrichidae, and Ptinidae
By Webster R.P., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I., Turgeon M.
Zookeys 179: 127-139, 2012

The Derodontidae, Dermestidae, Bostrichidae, and Anobiidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Coleoptera: Bostrichiformia)
By C.J. Majka
Zootaxa 1573: 1–38, 2007