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Anthrenus verbasci (Linné, 1767)
Family: Dermestidae
Size: 2,7 mm (1,7 to 3,5 mm)
Origin: Europe
Ecology: larva eat keratin and chitin, the beetles are in flowers, harmful to wool-containing textiles an insect collections
Location: Germany, Bavaria, Upper Franconia, Kulmbach, Mangersreuth
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Photo: U.Schmidt, 2016

Anthrenus verbasci  (Flickr)