Oedemeridae

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Oedemeridae

[‚ēd·ə′mer·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The false blister beetles, a large family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Tenebrionoidea.
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The beetle families with the greatest impact on humans are Meloidae (blister beetles), Oedemeridae (false blister beetles), and Staphylinidae (rove beetles).
Featured creature: false blister beetles [University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences web site].