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Specimen Records:281
Specimens with Sequences:199
Specimens with Barcodes:150
Species:49
Species With Barcodes:40
Public Records:25
Public Species:16
Public BINs:7
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Bostrichidae

The Bostrichidae are a family of beetles with more than 700 described species. They are commonly called auger beetles, false powderpost beetles or horned powderpost beetles. The head of most auger beetles cannot be seen from above, as it is downwardly directed and hidden by the thorax. Exceptions are the powderpost beetles (subfamily Lyctinae), and members of the subfamily Psoinae.

Bostrychoplites cornutus has large, distinctive thoracic horns, and is found in parts of Africa and Arabia; it is often imported to Europe as larvae in African wooden bowls ("ethnic souvenirs") .[1]

Selected species[edit]

This list is incomplete :[2]

Species found in Australia
Species found in the United Kingdom
Fossil species

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ken Walker (2006-11-23). "Auger beetle Bostrychoplites cornutus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae: Bostrichinae)". Pest and Diseases Image Library. 
  2. ^ "Bostrichidae". CSIRO. 2004-11-11. 
  3. ^ Poinar Jr, George (2013). "Discoclavata dominicana n. gen., n. sp., (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Lissantauga epicrana n. gen., n. sp. (Coleoptera: Ecumenidae) in Dominican amber". Historical Biology: An International Journal of Paleobiology 25 (1): 107–113. doi:10.1080/08912963.2012.712518. 
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