DERMESTID LARVAE

DERMESTID LARVAE

DERMESTID LARVAE

usually wander away from the material they have been living in when they are fully grown (p. 73) and then gnaw into some other material and pupate there. In buildings they often attack timber, and in stores of hides or dried fish which have been attacked by the larder beetle the woodwork may, in the course of time, become completely riddled with holes.