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Anobium punctatum (furniture beetle; death-watch beetle)

Synonyms: Anobium caelatum; Anobium cylindricum; Anobium domesticum; Anobium latreillei; Anobium pertinax; Anobium pumilum; Anobium striatum
Language: French

Wikipedia Abstract

The common furniture beetle or common house borer (Anobium punctatum) is a woodboring beetle. In the larval stage it bores in wood and feeds upon it. Adult Anobium punctatum measure 2.7–4.5 millimetres (0.11–0.18 in) in length. They have brown ellipsodial bodies with a prothorax resembling a monk's cowl .
View Wikipedia Record: Anobium punctatum

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Coedydd Aber 855 Wales, United Kingdom  
Drigg Coast 3453 England, United Kingdom
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Great Orme`s Head/ Pen y Gogarth 748 Wales, United Kingdom  
Minsmere to Walberswick Heaths and Marshes 3127 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
River Derwent and Bassenthwaite Lake 4529 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Yewbarrow Woods 279 England, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Abies alba (silver fir)[1]
Cupressus macrocarpa (Monterey Cypress)[2]
Cupressus torulosa (Himalayan Cypress)[2]
Dacrycarpus dacrydioides (kahika)[2]
Dacrydium cupressinum (New Zealand red pine)[2]
Eucalyptus globulus (eurabbie)[2]
Hedera helix (Algerian ivy)[1]
Pinus radiata (Monterey pine)[2]
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)[2]
Sambucus nigra (European black elderberry)[1]
Sequoiadendron giganteum (Giant Sequoia)[2]
Thuja plicata (Pacific Red-cedar)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aplodontia rufa (mountain beaver)2
Bupalus piniaria3
Choristoneura hebenstreitella (Mountain-ash tortricid)2
Deileptenia ribeata (Satin Beauty Moth)2
Dioryctria abietella2
Epiphyas postvittana (Light brown apple moth)3
Ernobius mollis (Pine bark anobiid)3
Ernobius punctulatus2
Eupithecia intricata (Freyer’s Pug)3
Eupithecia tantillaria (Dwarf Pug)2
Gastrodes abietum (Spruce Cone Bug)2
Hapleginella laevifrons2
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Greenhouse thrip)2
Hylotrupes bajulus (old-house borer)4
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)2
Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)2
Peribatodes rhomboidaria (Willow Beauty)2
Sciurus griseus (western gray squirrel)2
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)3
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)2
Thera britannica (Spruce Carpet Moth)3
Thera obeliscata (Grey Pine Carpet Moth)3
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)3
Turdus philomelos (Song Thrush)3
Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana (Spruce bud moth)2

Distribution

Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China); North America;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access