Ostomidae

Ostomidae

[ä′stäm·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The bark-gnawing beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Cleroidea.
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The Horn Island list contained six families that we did not find: Bostrichidae (3 sp.), Byrridae (1 sp.), Lampyridae (1 sp.), Monommidae (1 sp.), Oedemeridae (3 sp.) and Ostomidae (Trogositidae) (1 sp.).