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Dermestes maculatus

Dermestes maculatus
University of California, Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
December 13, 2005
Size: 9mm
A colony of these beetles is used to prepare specimens at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley. This is one of the beetles from the colony. Apparently it occurs world-wide and is frequently used do clean specimens at other museums, too.

See for information on this species. ID confirmed by Andreas Herrmann.

Images of this individual: tag all
Dermestes maculatus Dermestes maculatus

nice photos, Joyce
images of larva and adult moved to new species page

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