Identification of dermestid
pupal chambers on Southern Levant human bones: Inference for reconstruction of Middle Bronze Age mortuary practices.
First record of Reesa vespulae (Milliron, 1939) (Coleoptera, Dermestidae), an introduced species of dermestid
beetle in Poland.
1), the dermestid
beetle pheromone artefact, from (S)-2-methyl1-butanol showed (S)-2 to be dextrorotatory.
Scientists and museum curators typically use tiger or dermestid
beetle larva enclosed in containers to clean a skull perfectly.
Nearshore Dredge-Spoil Dumping and Cadmium, Copper, and Zinc Levels in a Dermestid
beetles (Dermestidae) were captured by hand on the sixth day of sampling which is earlier than reported in other decomposition research also conducted in non arid environments (Rodriguez and Bass, 1983, Hewadikaram and Goff, 1991).
Jim Borack, a technician in the ROM's mammal prep lab for 45 years, had always looked after the bug room--the enclosed metal room where a colony of dermestid
beetles eats the flesh off carcasses.
He called the other day to find out where a taxidermist might be located that uses dermestid
beetles to clean skulls.
It all started five years ago, when I became enamored of dermestid
beetles and bought a small colony.
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.