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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

Subfamilia: Anobiinae
Tribus: Nicobiini
Genus: Trichodesma
Species: T. endroedyyoungai – T. pulchella – T. texana

Trichodesma LeConte, 1861

Type species: Anobium gibossum Say, 1825

Sakai, M. 1985: Studies on the Anobiidae (Coleoptera) from Japan and neighboring countries. VI. Description of a new species of the genus Trichodesma from the Ryukyus. Transactions of the Shikoku Entomological Society, 17(1-2): 27–29.
Sakai, M. 1986: Studies on the Anobiidae (Coleoptera) from Japan and neighboring countries. VII. A new Taiwanese species of the genus Trichodesma. Pp. 211-214 in: Ueno, S.I. (ed.) Entomological papers presented to Yoshihiko Kurosawa on the occasion of his retirement. Coleopterists' Association of Japan, Tokyo. [not seen]
Viñolas, A. & Masó, G. 2007. New species of the genus Trichodesma LeConte, 1861 and Gastrallus Jacquelin du Val, 1860, from South Africa (Coleoptera, Anobiidae). Animal biodiversity and conservation 30(1): 53–70. Reference page.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Trichodesma is a genus of death-watch beetles in the family Ptinidae. There are about 11 described species in Trichodesma.[1][2][3][4][5]


These 11 species belong to the genus Trichodesma:

Trichodesma cristata (Casey, 1890) i c g b
Trichodesma fuliginosa White, 1981 i c g
Trichodesma gibbosa (Say, 1825) i c g b
Trichodesma klagesi Fall, 1905 i c g b
Trichodesma kurosawai Sakai, 1986 g
Trichodesma pratti Fisher, 1919 i c g
Trichodesma pulchella Schaeffer, 1903 i c g b
Trichodesma sellata Horn, 1894 i c g
Trichodesma setifera (LeConte, 1858) i c g
Trichodesma sordida Horn, 1894 i c g b
Trichodesma texana Schaeffer, 1903 i c g b

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]

"Trichodesma Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
"Browse Trichodesma". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
"Trichodesma". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
"Trichodesma Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-04-04.

"Trichodesma Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-04.

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0849309540.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Philips, T. Keith (2002). Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C.; Skelley, Paul E.; Frank, J.H. (eds.). Family 70. Anobiidae Fleming 1821. American Beetles. Vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 245–260. ISBN 0-8493-0954-9.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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