Family Dermestidae (Carpet, Museum & Hide Beetles)

Subfamily Dermestinae
Genus Dermestes

larder beetle Dermestes lardarius Tasmania   

Pending ID – Dermestinae

Dermestidae-larva

Subfamily Megatominae
Genus Anthrenus

Megatominae-Anthrenin-Anthrenus_verbasci  Megatominae-Anthrenin-Anthrenus_sp-larvae  

Genus Anthrenocerus

   Anthrenocerus

Genus Reesa

insectsoftasmaniacoleoptera/suborder-polyphaga/dermestidae-carpet-museum-hide-beetles/genus-Reesa/reesa-vespulae  insectsoftasmaniacoleoptera/suborder-polyphaga/dermestidae-carpet-museum-hide-beetles/genus-Reesa/reesa-vespulae  insectsoftasmaniacoleoptera/suborder-polyphaga/dermestidae-carpet-museum-hide-beetles/genus-Reesa/reesa-vespulae

Genus Trogoderma

IMG 1271  IMG 1272  IMG 1268

 

Subfamily Attageninae
Attagenus (Attagenus) pellio (Two spotted Carpet Beetle)

 

Pending ID – Dermestidae

#1. Late April 2020
Hobart
 
#2. Early January 2021
Hobart/nipaluna
IMG 7153  IMG 7154  IMG 7156  IMG 7158
#2.1 Late November 2021
Hobart/nipaluna
Stranded in water.
IMG 1247  IMG 1246  IMG 1245

#3. Mid January 2021
Hellyer Beach
Identification thanks to Boris Büche
IMG 7451  IMG 7452  IMG 7453

 

References

Beal, R. S., Jr. 1998. Taxonomy and biology of Nearctic species of Anthrenus (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 124: 271-332.

Matthews, E. G. 1985. A Guide to the Genera of Beetles of South Australia. Part 4 Polyphaga: Byrrhoidea, Buprestoidea, Dryopoidea, Elateroidea, Cantharoidea, Derodontoidea, and Bostrichoidea. Special Educational Bulletin Series No. 7, South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Semmens, T. D., McQuillan, P. B., & Hayhurst G. 1992. Catalogue of the Insects of Tasmania. Department of Primary Industry Tasmania.