Anthrenus pimpinellae

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Anthrenus pimpinellae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Dermestidae
Genus: Anthrenus
Subgenus: Anthrenus (Anthrenus)
Species: A. pimpinellae
Binomial name
Anthrenus pimpinellae
(Fabricius, 1775)

Anthrenus pimpinellae is a species of beetle found natively in "Europe, northern Africa, Asia and portions of the Oriental region"; it has also been introduced to parts of North America.[1]


Size of about 3-4 mm. Elytra black with white and brown scales.


  1. ^ E. Richard Hoebeke; A. G. Wheeler, Jr.; Richard S. Beal, Jr. (1985). "Anthrenus pimpinellae F., a Palearctic dermestid established in eastern North America (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)". Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 93 (4): 1216–1222. JSTOR 25009486. 

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