Taxon profile


Black Carpet Beetle
Attagenus unicolor (Brahm, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Dermestidae - skin beetles »  genus Attagenus

Scientific synonyms

Megatoma brevicornis Herbst, 1792
Attagenus megatoma (Fabricius, 1798)
Attagenus piceus (Olivier, 1790) nec (Thunberg 1781)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Attagenus unicolor japonicus Reitter, 1877
subspecies Attagenus unicolor simulans Solsky, 1876
subspecies Attagenus unicolor unicolor Brahm, 1791

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