Dermestidae sp. (family)

Dermestid, carpet or hide beetles at Fyshwick, ACT

Dermestidae sp. (family) at Fyshwick, ACT - 25 Mar 2023
Dermestidae sp. (family) at Fyshwick, ACT - 25 Mar 2023
Dermestidae sp. (family) at Fyshwick, ACT - 25 Mar 2023
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Identification history

Dermestidae sp. (family) 1 Apr 2023 KimberiRP
Coleoptera (order) immature 30 Mar 2023 donhe
Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth 30 Mar 2023 Hejor1

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3 comments

donhe wrote:
   30 Mar 2023
Too many legs for Lepidopters.
KimberiRP wrote:
   1 Apr 2023
Resembles genus Attagenus as illustrated at https://www.insectomania.org/urban-insects/dermestidae.html. Most Australian Attagenus are introduced.
Hejor1 wrote:
   2 Apr 2023
@KimberiRP would other photos help with ID? It’s in the freezer.

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  • 25 Mar 2023 01:57 PM Recorded on
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