Entomological and Thermo-Hygrometric Monitoring at the Angelica Library in Rome (Italy)

Giorgia Fizialetti, Alessandra Ventura, Mirella Fidomanzo, Maria Grazia Filippucci
2017 Restaurator. International journal for the preservation of library and archival material  
AbstractResults of entomological and thermo-hygrometric monitoring carried out at the Angelica Library in Rome are presented and discussed. Monitoring was carried out for a whole year, from April 2015 to March 2016. The purpose was to verify the possible presence of infestations of the stored goods within the building by pest species and to evaluate the possible correlation between environmental parameters found within the various areas examined and the density of the pest species found.
more » ... pest insects were found in the library but only the beetles of the family Dermestidae can be regarded as particularly harmful and dangerous. This family was present with the genera
doi:10.1515/res-2016-0026 fatcat:hokimdn4mbcqtfmigtnttihasm