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Attagenus unicolor  (Brahm, 1791)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114984

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Attagenus megatoma (Fabricius, 1798)
 
  Common Name(s): black carpet beetle [English]
 
    attagène des tapis [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderBostrichiformia Forbes, 1926  
                                        SuperfamilyBostrichoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyDermestidae Latreille, 1804 – dermestid beetles, skin beetles  
                                              SubfamilyAnthreninae   
                                                 TribeAttagenini   
                                                    GenusAttagenus Latreille, 1802  
                                                       SpeciesAttagenus unicolor (Brahm, 1791) – black carpet beetle, attagène des tapis  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          SubspeciesAttagenus unicolor japonicus Reitter, 1877  
                                                          SubspeciesAttagenus unicolor unicolor (Brahm, 1791)  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: black carpet beetle[English], attagène des tapis [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Attagenus unicolor   
       
  Source: Stoetzel, M. B., 1989, database (version 1.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: black carpet beetle[English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Beal, R. S., Jr.   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated Checklist of Nearctic Dermestidae with Revised Key to the Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Coleopterists' Bulletin, vol. 57, no. 4   
  Page(s): 391-404   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0010-065X   
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  Reference for: Attagenus unicolor   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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