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  Order Coleoptera      Superfamily Cucujoidea 24,628  

Cucujidae (flat bark beetles)

The flat bark beetles (Cucu­jidae) are a small family with only 40 species in four genera worldwide, thereof four species in Germany. The family is represented on all continents except Africa. The small to medium-sized beetles are characterized by their flat body, perfectly adapted to their living under bark. Both adults and larvae are presumably predaceous on other arthropods.
World: 40 Europe: 6 Germany: 4 collected: 1 fraction (%): 25

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3.5 - 4.5 mm
Pediacus depressus

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