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    A checklist of the ptinid beetles (including Anobiidae) of Peru is presented with 5 subfamilies, 22 genera, and 33 identified species. One species, Calymmaderus funki Pic, is reported as a new country record. Six genera are reported as new records for Peru (i.e. Byrrhodes, Caenocara, Mirosternus, Petalium, and Cryptorama), however, species within these genera are not yet identified. This contribution is part of the ‘Beetles of Peru’ project.

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    Arango, Rachel A.; Chaboo, Caroline S. 2016. Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: a survey of the families. Ptinidae Latreille, 1802. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 89(3): 249-252.

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    Death-watch beetles, spider beetles, powderpost beetles, biodiversity, checklist

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