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Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer, 1797)
Family: Tenebrionidae
Size: 6.0 mm (5.5 to 6.0 mm)
Origin: Tropical species with cosmopolitan distribution
Biology: Common pest, is found in spoiled goods, consumes a wide variety of materials, for example feeds on eggs and larvae of other insects
Location: Germany, Bavaria, Upper Franconia, Kulmbach, in pigsty, light trap
leg.det. U.Schmidt, 4.VIII.1983
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2017

Alphitobius diaperinus  (Flickr)

Locality List Tenebrionidae Palaearctic Region  (Google Drive)