New Hide Beetle (Dermestes maculatus) Recorded On Salted Dry Fishes from Pakistan – Pages 261-264

New Hide Beetle (Dermestes maculatus) Recorded On Salted Dry Fishes from Pakistan

Pages 261-264

Hina Manzoor and M. Arshad Azmi

Marine Fisheries Department, Government of Pakistan, Fish Harbour, West Wharf, Karachi, 7500 Pakistan and University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan

https://doi.org/10.6000/1927-5129.2018.14.40

Abstract: There are many species which cause infestation in many ways. For estimation of infestation a laboratory work has started, during experiments a new species of Dermestes maculatus has been observed on dry salted fishes at Karachi coast.

Keywords: Dermestidae, Dermestes maculates, salted dry fishes, Pakistan.