Lyctus is a genus of powder-post beetles in the family Bostrichidae, being present on all continents except Antarctica.

Lyctus africanus lateral.jpg
Lyctus africanus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Bostrichidae
Tribe: Lyctini
Genus: Lyctus
Fabricius, 1792
Lyctus opaculus


These species belong to the genus Lyctus:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]


  1. ^ "Lyctus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  2. ^ "Browse Lyctus". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  3. ^ "Lyctus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  4. ^ "Lyctus Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-04-24.

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