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Insect Pests found in Historic Houses Poster

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Author: David Pinniger, Amber Xavier-Rowe, Dee Lauder
Publisher: English Heritage
Publication date: 01-07-2009

What's Eating your Collection?

Effective Integrated Pest Management depends on systematic review, effective identification and targeted strategies for prevention and treatment. This new interactive resource, developed by Birmingham City Museums and Art Gallery in partnership with the Collections Trust, provides step-by-step guidance on prevention, identification, risk and treatment.

Pest Fact sheet No 3 Death Watch Beetle

Pest Fact sheet No 3: Death Watch Beetle. Provides guidance on identifying the death watch beetle, the types of materials damanged and identifying active infestations.

Pest Fact sheet No 2 Furniture beetle/Woodworm

Pest Fact sheet No 2: furniture beetle/woodworm. Includes guidance on indentifying furniture beetle, signs of damage and dealing with infestations.

Pest Management: A Practical Guide

Pests present one of the most immediate threats to museum, archive and library collections. Managing the risks associated with pests requires ongoing housekeeping, prevention and strategies for identification and treatment.

Museumpests.net

In the past, pest management in museums and other collection holding institutions often involved regular applications of toxic chemicals to collection areas and actual collections.

Pest Fact sheet No 1 Varied carpet beetle

Pest Fact Sheet No 1: Varied carpet beetle. Shows photos of adult and larval varied carpet beetle and discusses life cycle, damage and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 11 Two-spot carpet beetle and Vodka beetle

Pest Fact Sheet No 12: Two-spot carpet beetle and Vodka beetle. Shows photos of adults and larvae of each and discusses distribution, life cycle, damage and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 10 Spider beetles

Pest Fact Sheet No 10: Spider Beetles. Shows photos of adult and different species. Discusses life cycle, larvae, damage and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 8 Silverfish

Pest Fact Sheet No 8: Silverfish. Shows photos of adult and nymph silverfish and discusses life cycle, damage, prevention and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 12 Guernsey carpet beetle

Pest Fact Sheet No 12: Guernsey Carpet Beetle. Shows photos of adult and larval Guernsey Carpet Beetle and discusses life cycle, damage and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 9 Booklice

Pest Fact Sheet No 9: Booklice. Shows photographs of the adult and nymph booklice and discusses life cycle; signs of infestation; similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 7 Biscuit beetle

Pest Fact Sheet No 7: Biscuit Beetle. Shows photographs of the adult and larval biscuit beetle and discusses life cycle; signs of infestation; similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 4 Webbing cloths moth

Pest Fact sheet No. 4: Webbing clothes moth showing photographs of the adult and larva of the cluster fly and describing its life cycle. Points out signs of damage, materials damaged and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 6 Cluster flies

Pest Fact sheet No. 6: Cluster Flies showing photographs of the adult and larva of the cluster fly and describing its life cycle. Points out signs of damage, materials damaged and similar species.

Pest Fact sheet No 5 Case-bearing cloths moth

Pest Fact sheet No. 5: Case-bearing clothes moth showing photographs of the adult and larva of the case-bearing clothes moth and describing its life cycle. Points out signs of damage, materials damaged and similar species.