Attagenus

Attagenus

 

a genus of beetles of the family Dermestidae. Of the approximately 170 species, more than 30 are found in the USSR. The larvae of some species damage fur, rugs, hides, and similar articles. Particularly destructive are Attagenus unicolor and A. pellio.

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Nearly 60 dermestid species have been found in the Himalayan Region (Hava 2009), representing 9 genera, such as Dermestes Linnaeus, Thorictodes Reitter, Attagenus Latreille, Anthrenus Geoffroy, Evorinea Beal, Orphinus Motschulsky, Ctesias Stephens, and Trogoderma Dejean.
Among the topics of the 27 papers are integrating integrated pest management risk zones and environmental monitoring at the Museum of London, how climate change will affect the future pest status of the brown carpet beetle Attagenus smirnovi, the problem of house mice in historic houses and museums, re-evaluating preventive measures and control strategies at the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan, and outsmarting the persistent moths at Nodiska Museet.
The subfamilies of Attageninae with genus Attagenus (13 species) and Megatominae with genus Anthrenus (14 species) are the most numerous in comparison to the other subfamilies (see the list below).
Taxonomic and biological notes on three Attagenus spp.
Biological studies on immature and adult stages of Attagenus fasciatus (Thunberg) (Coleoptera: Dermestidae).
Antimicrobial Food Additives And Their effect on Trogoderma variabile and Attagenus megatoma (Coleoptera, Dermestidae).