Re: [bugclub] UK Beetle ID: clutching at straws!
- In article <EXECMAIL.1010226185025.J@...>, Kieren
Pitts <Kieren.Pitts@...> writes
>From your picture the beetle "looks" like a Varied Carpet beetle.He second certainly looked like what I found, which is not good news :-(
>Without actually seeing it I can't be sure. Have a look at the
>websites below. In my experience these beetles tend to look like
>those depicted on the first site rather than the browner version
>on the second, see what you think:
>Hope this helps
Fortunately, I found no sign of damage to clothes or other fabrics;
let's just hope I didn't find a female who had recently laid eggs!
Statistics explained: Your head is in an oven, your feet are in a
freezer, but, on average, you're comfortable.
I'm glad my email was of some help. I wouldn't worry about the beetle too much though. Unless you find more of them or the larvae then chances are your clothes etc will be fine. Cheers Kieren