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Sensational Find Species Trogoderma Variabile (Dermestidae) in the Fruit of Astragalus: Astragalus Demetrii in The Republic of the Kara-chay-Cherkessia (Russia)

Pushkin Sergey Victorovich, Belous Victor Nikolaevich

This study examines Astragalus in the natural habitats of southern Russia (Republic Karachay-Cherkessia) for the first time. In the fruits of Astragalus, a species of Trogoderma is found - this is the first evidence of the possibility of harming leguminous crops in a natural habitat. There are no reliable literary sources about this, although the carpet beetles have been thoroughly studied.


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