Dermestidae

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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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First record of Reesa vespulae (Milliron, 1939) (Coleoptera, Dermestidae), an introduced species of dermestid beetle in Poland.
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.
Later in 1969 Silverstein and co-workers isolated a chiral and levorotatory alcohol (2) as the sex pheromone of the dermestid beetle (Trogoderma inclusum LeConte).
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.
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.
Dermestid 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.