Crawling insects

Carpet beetles

The beetles are fairly small, measuring from 1.5 to 4mm in length. The body is convex, rather like the ladybird and is characterised by the pattern of yellow, black and whitish scales on the body. When the larvae hatch out, they are hairy and brown with three bunches of golden hairs on the abdomen. They normally reach a length of 4 to 5mm. They tend to avoid the light and, when disturbed, curl up into a ball.

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Last updated: ‎19‎/‎09‎/‎2017‎ ‎14‎:‎58‎

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