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  • Charlie is dangerous! Some species of rove beetles can inflict a painful skin rash and blisters with its poisonous body fluid. Learn to identify them and about possible treatments. "Do not sit near lights, do not smash the beetle on the body, just blow it away ! If there is contact with the beetle, immediately wash the affected area with soap and water. Those who suffer severe skin reactions should seek medical attention."

    • To introduce the rove beetles and its various species,
    • To highlight the species which body fluid can cause skin blisters,
    • To bookmark images of the skin inflammation (Paederus dermatitis),
    • To bookmark possible treatments.

    Also known as "Charlie" and "tomcat." Name in other languages: Staphylinidae, 隱翅蟲, Жуки-хижаки, Cepkenli_böcekgiller, Kortvingar, ด้วงก้นกระดก, Стафилиниды, Kusakowate_(owady), Kortvinger, ハネカクシ, Kortschildkevers, Holyvafélék, Trumpasparniai, Īsspārņu_dzimta, მოკლეზედაფრთიანი_ხოჭოები, Jötunuxar, Kusokrilci, Dííłdzid_yiyání, Kurzflügler, Rovbille, Drabčíkovití, Стафілініды, خنفساء_رواغة

  Dishes  - Treatment and Background
  • Dish 3 : Rove beetle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • "Some members of Paederina, a subtribe of Paederinae, contain a potent vesicant in their haemolymph which can produce a skin irritation called Paederus dermatitis. The irritant pederin is highly toxic, more potent than cobra venom."

  • The rove beetles are a family (Staphylinidae) of beetles, primarily distinguished by their short elytra that leave more than half of their abdomens exposed. With approximately 58,000 species in thousands of genera, the group is currently recognized as the largest family of beetles. It is an ancient group, with fossil rove beetles known from the Triassic, 200 million years ago, and possibly even earlier if the recently described Leehermania proves to be a member of this family. They are an ecolog
  • Dish 5 : Rove Beetles

  • "Rove beetles do not bite or sting but their blood contains a strong toxin called pederin that can cause skin and eye irritations

    If you crush the beetle the toxin is released and absorbed by your skin. The beetle can be crushed if you swat it like a fly or mosquito or if it collides with you at speed (such as bare skin on a motorbike) and can cause conjunctivitis, severe dermatitis (rash) and serious skin irritation.

    Initial symptoms include reddening of the skin, and a 'burning' sensation. This is followed by painful irritation and itching, with extensive pustules and blistering of the skin after 4 days.   The affected areas remain irritated, blistered and sore for 10 days. Toxin on the hands, or exposure near body joints, can spread toxin to other areas of the body and to others."

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