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Genus Megatoma

Beetle - Megatoma variegata - female Beetle - Megatoma variegata Beetle - Megatoma variegata Black Carpet Beetle in California - Megatoma - female Dermestid 2 - Megatoma Dermestid - Megatoma - female Carpet Beetle - Megatoma Beetle - Megatoma
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Tribe Anthrenini
Genus Megatoma
Explanation of Names
Megatoma Herbst 1792
10 spp. in our area, 14 total(1); not yet in guide:
M. belfragei (LeConte) TX
M. cylindrica (Kirby)
M. dolia Beal CA
M. giffardi (Blaisdell) AK‒CA, MT
M. leucochlidon Beal BC‒Baja
M. polia Beal CA
holarctic; in NA, across Canada & w US(1)