Visual Reference Library - Insects

Attagenus unicolor (Brahm) 
Length: Approx. 3 - 5 mm
A black to reddish brown beetle covered with short, sparse pubescence. The first segment of the tarsi of the hind legs is much shorter than the second segment. 
Damage to materials can be blamed on the larval stage of this fabric pest. Known as general feeders carpet beetles feed on animal and plant substances such as wool, fur, feathers, hair, hides, horns, silk, velvet, felts and bone as well as seeds, grain, cereals, cake mixes, red pepper, rye meal and flour.

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Last updated December 2016