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Varied Carpet Beetles

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I found them on my parsley and I didn't know what they were, so I just thought they were pretty and harmless little pollinators. But then I discovered that they're a common household pest and while the beetles feed on pollen, their larvae destroy everything from clothing to carpets (hence the name) to furniture. Huh.

Not a good idea to unintentionally bring them indoors, it seems...


nice shots , nasty creatures

8th Jun 2013, 16:56

Dania says:

Thanks, Strange little girl.

9th Jun 2013, 22:38