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Contact: Ewald Große-Wilde
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology


Caption: This is a photo of firebrat, Thermobia domestica. As their name suggests, firebrats love hot environments with temperatures between 32C and 37C. Because they never lay their eggs at temperatures under 25C, they are found only in bakeries or canteen kitchens.

Credit: Sascha Bucks/Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

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