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Anobiidae
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Fan-bearing wood-borer, Hedobia imperialis
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Bostrichiformia
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Bostrichoidea
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Anobiidae

Anobiidae is a family of beetles. The larvae of a number of species bore into wood. This gave them the name "woodworm" or "wood borer". A few species are pests. They cause damage to wooden furniture and houses, notably the death watch beetle and the common furniture beetle.

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