Dermestes

Dermestes is a genus of larder beetles in the family Dermestidae. Both the adult beetles and the larvae feed on dry dead animals and vegetable material. Dermestes, especially its larvae, can seriously damage natural animal fibers, foodstuff, furnishing and zoological collections. Larder beetles are common throughout the world and are a serious pes...
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Dermestes

• (n.) A genus of coleopterous insects, the larvae of which feed animal substances. They are very destructive to dries meats, skins, woolens, and furs. The most common species is D. lardarius, known as the bacon beetle.
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Dermestes

Der·mes'tes noun [ New Latin , from Greek dermhsth`s ; de`rma skin + root of ... to eat.] (Zoology) A genus of coleopterous insects, the larvæ of which feed animal substances. They are very destructive to dries meats, skins, woolens, and furs. The most common species...
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