Dermestes Beetle

Dermestes Beetle

Appearance

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  • Adult – 1/4"–3/8" in length. Black with a whitish band across the fore–part of the elytra.
  • Larva – comet shape. Quick moving. Brown in colour and hairy. Migrate to pupate in solid material.

Lifecycle

  •  2–3 months at 18–25°C.

Habits

  •  Feeds on various animal products including cheese.

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