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Family Ptinidae - Death-watch and Spider Beetles

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Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin—Coleoptera: Ptinidae
By Arango, R.A. and D.K. Young
General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2012
PDF version

Great publication on Anobiidae. Should be very useful for the northeastern fauna.

Lasioderma haemorrhoidale (Ill.) now established in California, with biological data on Lasioderma species (Col.: Anobiidae)
By White R.E.
Col. Bull. 44: 344-348, 1990

A revision of the genus Tricorynus of North America (Coleoptera: Anobiidae)
By White R.E.
Misc. publ. Ent. Soc. Am. 4: 283-368, 1965
i haven't seen the paper; most of the content can be found here but how much the text differs from the published one is anyone's guess

North American Euvrilletta (Coleoptera: Anobiidae) - transferal of taxa from Xyletinus, two new species, and a key
By White R.E.
Col. Bull. 39: 185-193, 1985

Revision of the New World genus Niptinus Fall (Coleoptera: Anobiidae: Ptininae)
By Philips T.K.
J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 71: 137-158, 1999

Revision of the spider beetle genus Niptus in North America, including new cave and pholeophile species (Coleoptera: Ptinidae)
By R. L. Aalbu and F. G. Andrews
The Pan-Pacific entomologist, Vol. 68, No. 2, pp. 73-96, 1992

A new genus, two new species, and a species key for Byrrhodes
By White R.E.
Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 75: 48-54, 1973

Updated key to the North American spp. of Euceratocerus LeConte, with a NSR for Euceratocerus gibbifrons (Coleoptera: Ptinidae).
The Coleopterists Bulletin. 75(3): 587-593., 2021

Hinson, K.R. 2021. Updated Key to the North American Species of Euceratocerus LeConte, with a New State Record for Euceratocerus gibbifrons White (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) from North Carolina, USA. 2021. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 75(3): 587-593.


Euceratocerus gibbifrons White is reported as a new state record for North Carolina. Specimens were collected in Union County by operating a UV (black light) trap at an aging log pile. Photos of the dorsal habitus, lateral habitus, and antennae of males and females of all three US species (E.

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