Beetle - house pest - can't get rid of them!! - Dermestes lardarius
Londonderry, NH, New Hampshire, USA March 26, 2006 Size: 1/4 inch, length
These buggers are showing up all over my house. I have two parrots, and started to notice them around the food that the birds drop - they like to hide under the newspapers, and in corners of rooms, etc. I've noticed them in many other rooms in the house as well, 1/2 of the time, dead.
They can fly, but I've only seen it happen twice, over a 6 month period. I also found their larva as well, but that stage didn't seem to last very long. Please help me get rid of these pests.
Contributed by Enigma on 28 March, 2006 - 1:39pm Last updated 25 March, 2011 - 5:49pm
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