Hide beetle Dermestes maculatus DeGeer: EENY466/IN836, 11/2009 Academic Article uri icon


  • 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.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Shaver, Brianna||Kaufman, Phillip

publication date

  • January 2010

published in