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Dermestid beetles are a specialized species of beetle that eat only animal flesh. Dermestid beetles are the longstanding preferred method for obtaining the highest-quality cleaning and preparation of animal skulls and bones, used by museum and university collections around the world.
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100% Healthy Dermestid Beetle Colonies
Dermestid beetles are a specialized species of beetle that eats only animal flesh and are the longstanding preferred method of preparing animal skulls for mounting and display, used by many museum and university collections around the world. Read our FAQs for more information about our flesh-eating beetle colonies for sale.
Purchase Dermestid Beetles
Kodiak beetle colonies are 100% healthy–we absolutely guarantee no mites, fly larvae, or other pests in your purchase. The beetle colonies are housed in a new purpose-built, secure building, designed for keeping out insects. Learn more about how to buy dermestid beetles.
Kodiak Bones & Bugs Taxidermy is a professional, licensed, family operated taxidermy service, specializing only in quality skull cleaning and European mounts, using dermestid beetles.
If you want a high quality trophy, count on Kodiak Bones & Bugs Taxidermy to properly clean and prepare your animal skull trophy with healthy dermestid beetles.
Healthy Dermestid Beetle Colonies For Sale
My dermestid beetle colonies are 100% healthy; I absolutely guarantee no mites, fly larvae or other pests occurring in my colonies. My colonies are housed in a new purpose-built, tight building, designed for keeping out other insects. I can guarantee no fly larvae, mites or other insect invaders in my colonies.
If not purchasing from me, you will want to insure yourself that other sellers maintain the strict quality controls I maintain for my beetles, as these pests could eventually wipe out your colony. I hear frequently from frantic buyers who have purchased dirty bugs from others, and have had pests introduced to their existing colonies.
Dermestid beetles are a specialized species of beetle that eats only animal flesh. Dermestid beetles are the longstanding preferred method of preparing skulls, used by many museum and university collections around the world. Preparing skulls with Dermestid beetles has several advantages over other methods, such as boiling or composting.
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I include detailed written instructions for start-up, maintenance and growth of your colony, and procedures to prepare/clean skulls. These instructions include important points learned from years of raising and using dermestids.
These tips will greatly assist you in avoiding costly beginner mistakes while establishing and growing your colony!
After-Sale “Tech Support”
If using dermestid beetles is new for you, you might have questions after they arrive. It is my priority to make sure that you have success with your beetle colony. I am available by phone or email to offer start-up support or address any questions or concerns.