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*Blaps mortisagus* M

This specimen is from William Hunter's collection which was utilised by Fabricius and Olivier in describing many new species. The collection contains types from other contemporary entomologists such as Drury.
The Tenebrionidae have all been examined by Dr Julio Ferrer, July, 2004, and re-identified where possible.
This cellar beetle is now quite rare in Europe due to improved hygiene.