n.1.(Zool.) A genus of small beetles, several of which, in the larval state, are very destructive to woolen goods, fur, etc. The common "museum pest" is Anthrenus varius; the carpet beetle is Anthrenus scrophulariæ. The larvæ are commonly confounded with moths.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The most common insects species in the seeds samples of all cultivars from different parts of Jordan was Rhyzopertha dominica, followed by Bruchus rufimanus, Sitopilus granarium, Oryzaephilus surinamesis, Anthrenus museorum, A.
The other insects namely Oryzaephilus surinamesis, Cryptoles ferrugineus, Anthrenus museorum, A.
of counted insects/cultivar [+ or -] SE cultivar Cryptolestes ferrugineus Anthrenus museorum Balady 0.072 [+ or -] 0.01 a 7.0 [+ or -] 0.02 a White 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b Red 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b Jordan 3 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b Turkey 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b 0.00 [+ or -] 0.00 b Lentil No.
Nearly 60 dermestid species have been found in the Himalayan Region (Hava 2009), representing 9 genera, such as Dermestes Linnaeus, Thorictodes Reitter, Attagenus Latreille, Anthrenus Geoffroy, Evorinea Beal, Orphinus Motschulsky, Ctesias Stephens, and Trogoderma Dejean.
On the genus Anthrenus Geoffroy, 1762 (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) from Nepal and North India with a description of a new species.
The genus Anthrenus Geoffroy, 1762 comprises 216 species worldwide, including 10 species known from Pakistan (Hava, 2003, 2007; Herrmann and Hava, 2009; Hashmi and Tashfeen, 1992).
Among the topics are lessons on circadian clocks from fish, an update of the morning and evening oscillator model in Drosophila, dynamic neuronal network organization of the circadian clock and possible deterioration in disease, circadian modulation of sleep in rodents, local aspects of sleep revealed by observations from intra-cerebral recordings in humans, feedback actions of locomotor activity to the circadian clock, managing neurobehavior capability when social expediency trumps biological imperatives, the evolutionary physiology of photoperiodism in vertebrates, and circannual rhythm in the varied carpet beetle Anthrenus verbasci.
Con excepcion de algunos generos como Anthrenus y Attagenus, capaces de complementar su dieta con productos de origen vegetal y de y unos pocos como Trogoderma granarium Everts, que se alimentan exclusivamente de material vegetal (Dell'Orto, 1985; Bousquet, 1990).
Endogenous timing mechanism controlling the circannual pupation rhythm of the varied carpet beetle Anthrenus verbasci.
Arthropoda Adults Larvae Insecta Calliphoridae Phormia regina (Meigen) 13 Cimicidae Cimex pilosellus (Horvath) 20 6 Dermestidae Anthrenus sp.
Recent papers with the descriptions of a new species are infrequent and were provided by Mroczkowski (1959--description of Anthrenus lindbergi; 1961b--descriptions of 2 species of Ctesias spp.), John (1964 --descriptions of 8 species of Thorictus spp.) and Kadej & Hava (2006--description of 2 species of Anthrenus spp.).
The subfamilies of Attageninae with genus Attagenus (13 species) and Megatominae with genus Anthrenus (14 species) are the most numerous in comparison to the other subfamilies (see the list below).