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Lyctidae (powder-post beetles)

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The powder-post beetles (Lyctidae) are a very small family of small beetles, which are amongst the greatest pests of (tropical) hardwood. They attack lumber used for furniture, crating and hardwood floors among others. Worldwide approx. 60 species have been described. Nine species have been recorded from Germany, thereof six can be regarded as established in the German fauna.

World: 60 Europe: 13 Germany: 9 collected: 2 Missing species Overview in inquiry module fraction: 22%
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Missing species Lyctidae (powder-post beetles) – currently missing species (7)
 Trogoxylon impressum
 Lyctus brunneus
 Lyctus africanus
 Lyctus planicollis
 Lyctus linearis
 Minthea rugicollis
 Lyctoxylon dentatum
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