Survey of museum beetle (Dermestes sp.) damage to the scorpion collection in the Health Faculty of Kashan University of Medical Sciences

Dehghani, R. and Saberi, H.R. and Bidgoli, M.S. and Charkhloo, E. and Chimehi, E. and Mohammadzadeh, N. (2018) Survey of museum beetle (Dermestes sp.) damage to the scorpion collection in the Health Faculty of Kashan University of Medical Sciences. Journal of Entomological Research, 42 (2). pp. 295-300.

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ABSTRACT The result showed that all the drawers containing the scorpion preservation boxes were found damaged by Dermestes sp. Totally, 210 Dermestes larvae were collected. On a average 15 larvae were collected from each drawer. The length of the mature larva was 10-12 mm. The larvae were oval shaped with bodies covered hearly by strands of hair. The incurred damages to the collections were huge because of lack of supervision. Key words : Collection, Dermestes, museum beetle, pest, scorpion.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Health Professions
Divisions: Faculty of Health > Department of Environmental health
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 15:11
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2019 15:11
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3365

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