Cucujoidea

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Cucujoidea

[‚kü·kə′yȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large superfamily of coleopteran insects in the suborder Polyphaga.
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From 'late' 4th-century layers, such species included numerous Oryzaephilus surinamensis [Linnaeus), Cryptolestes ferrugineus (Stephens), Sitophilus granarius (Linnaeus), Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) and Palorus ratzeburgi (Wissmann), together with smaller numbers of Stegobium paniceum (Linnaeus) and Tenebroides mauritanicus (Linnaeus).

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