anobiid


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anobiid

(əˈnəʊbɪɪd)
n
(Animals) any coleopterous beetle of the family Anobiidae, in which the pronotum characteristically forms a hood that more or less covers the head. The family includes such notorious pests as the furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum) and the deathwatch beetle, the larvae of which attack furniture and beams. See also deathwatch
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Yeast-like symbiotes as a sterol source in Anobiid beetles (Coleoptera, Anobiidae): Possible metabolic pathways from fungal sterols to 7-dehydrocholesterol.
printed label]", "103a bred together with many Anobiid & other beetles (labelled also 103a) from a fungus found in damp jungle about 2000 feet, Silhouette 29.