Hide beetle Dermestes maculatus DeGeer Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • EENY466, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Brianna Shaver and Phillip Kaufman, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this beetle that feeds on carrion and dry animal products and has forensic significance in helping to estimate the postmortem interval in suicide or homicide cases synonymy, distribution, description, life cycle and biology, forensic importance, and economic importance. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, November 2009. EENY466/IN836: Hide beetle Dermestes maculatus DeGeer (ufl.edu)

published proceedings

  • EDIS

author list (cited authors)

  • Shaver, B., & Kaufman, P.

publication date

  • January 1, 2010 11:11 AM

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