Taxon profile


Hylecoetus dermestoides (Linnaeus, 1761)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Lymexylidae - ship-timber beetles »  genus Hylecoetus

Scientific synonyms

Cantharis dermestoides Linnaeus, 1761 o
Elateroides dermestoides (Linnaeus, 1761)
Elateroides primus Schaller, 1783
Hylecoetus aestivalis Gistel, 1857
Hylecoetus cossis Lewis, 1896
Hylecoetus matsushitai Kono, 1938
Hylecoetus nycturgus Gistel, 1857
Lymexylon probiscideum Fabricius, 1781
Lytta francofurthanus Herbst, 1784
Melittomma cribricolle Fairmaire, 1889



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Intertaxon relationships

food: Fagus sylvatica L. - European Beech, Castanea sativa Mill. - Sweet Chestnut, Ascoidea hylecoeti (Neger) L.R. Batra

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

varietas Hylecoetus dermestoides var. marci (Linnaeus, 1766)

Hylecoetus dermestoides var. marci

varietas Hylecoetus dermestoides var. morio (Fabricius, 1787)

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