Dermestid Beetle Care and Use for Taxidermy. How to Raise Beetles

Dermestid beetles are, thankfully, very easy to care for and maintain. Dermestid beetle care starts with proper habitat and moisture levels.

Dermestid beetles are, thankfully, very easy to care for and maintain. Dermestid beetle care starts with proper habitat and moisture levels.

Dermestid beetles are, thankfully, very easy to care for and maintain. Dermestid beetle care starts with proper habitat and moisture levels.

STARTER KITS more beetles

STARTER KITS more beetles

Dermestid beetles are, thankfully, very easy to care for and maintain. Dermestid beetle care starts with proper habitat and moisture levels.

Dermestid beetles are, thankfully, very easy to care for and maintain. Dermestid beetle care starts with proper habitat and moisture levels.

Buyer receives the exact skull pictured here. A large, ethically sourced, domestic rabbit head. It was lovingly cleaned by my dermestid beetle culture and me! Teeth are glued in the place, but bottom jaw is not. Contact me with any questions or request more photos. * * * * * The

Buyer receives the exact skull pictured here. A large, ethically sourced, domestic rabbit head. It was lovingly cleaned by my dermestid beetle culture and me! Teeth are glued in the place, but bottom jaw is not. Contact me with any questions or request more photos. * * * * * The

Photo by Nick Ferrari; Dermestid beetles courtesy of skulltaxidermy.com Some trophies just don’t deserve a trip to thetaxidermist for a shoulder mount, yet they don’t deserve to be tacked to the tool shed, either. European skull mounts are the answer, and it’s a cinch to produce a classy mount in a single day. Which route to a clean skull should you take?

Turn a deer skull into a European wall mount with minimal fuss and frustration

Just ordered my starter dermestid beetle colony from bonesandbugs.com today. I can't wait to receive them!

Dermestid beetles are used by universities and museums to prepare skulls and other bones for display.

I miss these little guys. (Dermestid beetle larva, basically beetle caterpillars and they are so cute and fuzzy! Also super helpful.)

(Dermestid beetle larva, basically beetle caterpillars and they are so cute and fuzzy! Also super helpful.

DIY Taxidermy: 3 Ways to Make Your Own European Mount

Turn a deer skull into a European wall mount with minimal fuss and frustration

Dermestid Beetle Cleaned Large Beaver Skull Taxidermy Oddities Curiosity Collection on Etsy, $30.00

Dermestid Beetle Cleaned Large Beaver Skull Taxidermy Oddities Curiosity Collection on Etsy, $30.00

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