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Photo#774298
Dermestes talpinus - Hide and Tallow Dermestid? - Dermestes caninus

Dermestes talpinus - Hide and Tallow Dermestid? - Dermestes caninus
Lenexa, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
May 7, 2013
Size: ~8mm
On raccoon carcass.

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Dermestes talpinus - Hide and Tallow Dermestid? - Dermestes caninus Dermestes talpinus - Hide and Tallow Dermestid? - Dermestes caninus

ID confirmed by Andreas Herrmann

Moved
Moved from Dermestes.

female... not sure which one, might be D. caninus
take ventral shots of more individuals -- males have small median boldish spots on penultimate abdominal sterna, e.g.:

Moved from Carpet Beetles.

 
Thanks
I'll look for some more. I've seen the larvae as well.

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