Taxon profile


Lyctus linearis (Goeze, 1777)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Bostrichidae - branch-and-twig borers »  genus Lyctus

Scientific synonyms

Dermestes linearis Goeze, 1777
Bostrychus linearis (Goeze, 1777)
Lyctus axillaris Melsheimer, 1846
Lyctus canaliculatus Fabricius, 1792
Lyctus fuscus m. crassicollis Lesne, 1916
Lyctus duftschmidi Des Gozis, 1881
Lyctus fuscus Paykull, 1800
Lyctus canaliculatus var. nitidus Dahl in Dejean, 1833
Dermestes oblongus Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785
Lyctus pubescens Duftschmid, 1835



Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [123334]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lyctus linearis (Goeze, 1777)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Borowski J., Węgrzynowicz P. (2007): World Catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera), Mantis [as Lyctus linearis (Goeze, 1777)]
EN I.Löbl, A.Smetana (2007): Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4, Apollo Books [as Lyctus linearis Goeze, 1777]

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