First record of Reesa vespulae (Milliron, 1939) (Coleoptera, Dermestidae), an introduced species of dermestid
beetle in Poland.
The biology of the dermestid
beetles Trogoderma granarium Everts and Trogoderma versicolor (Creutz.
1), the dermestid
beetle pheromone artefact, from (S)-2-methyl1-butanol showed (S)-2 to be dextrorotatory.
Left until the following autumn, the skull will be cleaned entirely of all soft, nutritious tissue by various arthropods, especially dermestid
beetles and various species of flies that lay their eggs in the flesh.
It all started five years ago, when I became enamored of dermestid
beetles and bought a small colony.
beetles and some other insect pests associated with stored silkworm cocoons in India, including a world list of Dermestid
species found attacking this commodity.
All spiders were fed with both houseflies and dermestid
beetles for a month (insects were randomly offered twice a week) in order to attain similar nutritional status.
Dan notes that bird skeletons did not become a standard part of museum collections until the 1930's with the use of dermestid
beetles to clean the delicate skeletons; he thinks that skeletons have been underutilized in systematic research.
The dank cave floor swarms with flesh-eating dermestid
beetles, which museums often employ to clean animal skeletons; should a maladroit bat fall into their midst, they'll reduce it to bones in minutes.
The lower layer possessed dermestid
and tenbrionid larvae, as well as latrine fly pupae.
The skulls were cleaned in a dermestid
Carcasses were macerated with dermestid
beetles and the right and left side mandibles separated in preparation for measurement.