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Noun1.Dermestidae - carpet beetles
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
carpet beetle, carpet bug - small beetle whose larvae are household pests feeding on woolen fabrics
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During the fall 2014 "Nature's Recyclers" program, audience members met characters like Freddy the Fungus, Suzi the Snail, Polly the Pileated Woodpecker, and Dolly the Dermestid Beetle in a family-friendly program lasting about 20 minutes.
Scientists and museum curators typically use tiger or dermestid beetle larva enclosed in containers to clean a skull perfectly.
This sobering news wasn't what I wanted to hear from the dermestid beetle expert.
Key to genera and subgenera of dermestid beetles of the Himalaya (Insecta: Coleoptera: Dermestidae), pp.
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.
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.