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Dermestes

a genus of beetles in the order Coleoptera.

Dermestes lardarius
destroys stored grain, meat, hides and accumulated droppings of pigeons. The larvae may attack pigeon fledglings. Called also larder beetle.
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Smith (1986) considered as Coleoptera families with forensic importance: Carabidae, Hydrophilidae, Silphidae, Leiodidae, Staphylinidae, Histeridae, Cleridae, Anthicidae, Dermestidae, Nitidulidae, Rhizophagidae, Ptinidae, Tenebrionidae, Scarabaeidae, Geotrupidae and Trogidae.
Keywords: Coleoptera, Dermestidae, distribution, registers new, Peru.
Se menciona como novedosa para la fauna cadaverica de Argentina a Ectatomma brunneum Smith, de la subfamilia Ponaerinae, colectada depredando larvas de Dermestidae sobre sustrato vaca en estado posdescompuesto.
It was expected that a longer decomposition process would lead to an increase in the number of species found in the dry remains, such as Dermestidae, that feed primarily on dried skin and Cleridae, that prey upon dermestids (Catts and Haskell, 1990).
15 Coleoptera Cleridae Necrobia rufipes 16 Coleoptera Histeridae * 17 Coleoptera Dermestidae * 17 Diptera Drosophilidae Drosophila spp.
de Familia organizaciones Archeocrypticidae * 3 Anobiidae 39 Anthicidae 2 Biphylidae * 1 Carabidae 14 Chrysomelidae 17 Ciidae * 1 Cleridae 6 Coccinelidae 1 Colydiidae 2 Cryptophagidae 36 Curculionidae 653 Dermestidae 119 Endomychidae * 2 Histeridae 1.
The knowledge about Dermestidae of Afghanistan, located mainly in Central Asia, is still poor and undoubtedly requires further study.
The family Dermestidae contains about 1460 species and subspecies worldwide, includes 27 species from Pakistan (Hashmi and Tashfeen, 1992; Hava, 2007; Hava and Ahmed, 2012).
2000; Kulshrestha 2001) y en el caso de Dermestidae las larvas se alimentan activamente de cuerpos secos.