Byturus tomentosus (De Geer, 1774)
(raspberry beetle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesByturus tomentosus (raspberry beetle)
FamilyBYTURIDAE (raspberry beetles)
SuperfamilyCUCUJOIDEA (a superfamily of beetles)
Series Cucujiformia (a group of beetles)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle) :
1: Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle)
29 May 1977 OSGR: SU73 51° 0' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
Two beetles, feeding in buttercup flower
Image 1: Two beetles, feeding in buttercup flower - close-up - enlargedImage 2: Two beetles, feeding in buttercup flower - enlarged
2: Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle)
22 Jun 1975 OSGR: SU94 51° 10' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Surrey (VC 17) England
Image 1: In flower - highly enlargedImage 2: In flower - highly enlarged (2)Image 3: Side view - highly enlarged

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle)

Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 15 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Byturus tomentosus (Raspberry Beetle)
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