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Hedobia imperialis III.jpg
fan-bearing wood-borer, Hedobia imperialis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Infraorder: Bostrichiformia
Superfamily: Bostrichoidea
Family: Anobiidae
Fleming, 1821

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Anobiidae is a family of beetles. The larvae of a number of species tend to bore into wood, earning them the name "woodworm" or "wood borer". A few species are pests, causing damage to wooden furniture and house structures, notably the deathwatch beetle, Xestobium rufovillosum, and the common furniture beetle, Anobium punctatum.

It includes the subgroups: