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keLLy asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 8 months ago

What kind of bug is this please? When I killed it it just crushed up into black pieces with no smell. Thank you for any help.?

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  • 8 months ago

    Those stubby antennae suggest one of the carpet beetles, same family as Bulldog's suggestion.

    Any event, totally harmless, considered pest in numbers. Larvae can be like cloths moths feeding on old fibers.

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  • 8 months ago

    I'd say it's in the family Dermestidae, maybe Dermestes maculatus, the hide beetle.

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