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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Bostrichiformia
Superfamilia: Bostrichoidea

Familia: Ptinidae
Subfamilia: Anobiinae
Tribus: Anobiini
Genus: Microbregma
Species: M. waldwico



Bukejs, A. & Alekseev, V.I. 2015. A second Eocene species of death-watch beetle belonging to the genus Microbregma Seidlitz (Coleoptera: Bostrichoidea) with a checklist of fossil Ptinidae. Zootaxa 3947(4): 553–562. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3947.4.6 Preview (PDF). Reference page.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Microbregma is a monotypic genus[1] of beetles in the family Ptinidae containing the single species Microbregma emarginatum. It is native to North America.[1]

The beetle lives in hardwood and softwood forests. The larva feeds on bark. It has been collected from pine, hemlock, hickory, and spruce.[1]

Arango, R. A. and D. K. Young. Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin (Coleoptera: Ptinidae). General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. USDA Forest Service. 2012. pg. 28.

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