Taxon profile


skin beetles
Dermestidae Latreiile, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Bostrichoidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Thorictidae Wollaston, 1854, Thylodriidae
Dermestae Redtenbacher, 1845
Dermestida Leach, 1815
Dermestida Heer, 1841
Dermestideae Gyllenhall, 1808
Dermestides Leach, 1815
Dermestins Laporte, 1840
Dermestites Newman, 1834
Dermestoidae Agassiz, 1846

Other names

= dermestid beetles


Included taxa

Number of records: 8

subfamily Attageninae Laporte, 1840
subfamily Dermestinae Latreille, 1804
subfamily Megatominae Leach, 1815
subfamily Orphilinae LeConte, 1861
subfamily Thorictinae Agassiz, 1846
subfamily Trinodinae Casey, 1900

Dermestidae incertae sedis

genus Reeveana Dunstan, 1923
genus Tryoniopsis Dunstan, 1923

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