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3 moth specimens showing increasing damage from dermestids, copyright L.Sharp

Three moth specimens mounted in individual glass mounts, sealed originally by tape,
show progressive amounts of damage from dermestids.
© 1991 L.Sharp, Virginia Tech Museum of Natural History


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