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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Bostrichiformia
Superfamilia: Bostrichoidea

Familia: Ptinidae
Subfamilia: Anobiinae
Tribus: Hadrobregmini
Genus: Priobium
Species: P. carpini – P. dendrobiiforme – P. multimaculatus – P. pictipennis – P. uniformis
Name

Priobium Motschulsky, 1845

References

Motschulsky, V. de 1845. Remarques sur la collection de coléoptères russes. Bulletin de la Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou 18(1–4): 3–127, plates I–III. BHL [Corrections: 549. BHL] Reference page.

Links

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Nomenclator Zoologicus
Zicha, Ondřej et al. Priobium – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).

Vernacular names

Priobium is a genus of wood-boring, death-watch beetles[1] ranging in western distribution in North America. Their antennae are without a distinct club. A pronotum similar to Hadrobregmus is characteristic. The various species appear similar.[1] The larvae consume conifers.[1]
Selected species

Priobium carpini (Herbst, 1793)
Priobium dendrobiiforme Reitter, 1901
Priobium mexicanum White, 1975
Priobium punctatum (LeConte, 1859)
Priobium sericeum (Say, 1825)

References

"Genus: Priobium - BugGuide.Net", BugGuide.net, web: BG-370.

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