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Stripped bug - Thylodrias contractus - female

Stripped bug - Thylodrias contractus - Female
Chicago , Cook County, Illinois, USA
July 6, 2017
Size: Circa 2-3mm
Found this bug on the wall by my closet in my living room. Has six legs, antennae, stripped backside.

Odd beetle
Moved from ID Request. No, really, that's its name.

(Took the liberty of cropping the photo a little bit.)

 
Thanks. I was worried it woul
Thanks. I was worried it would be a carpet beetle. I dealt with these – the variegated kind – many years ago in an old apartment, and hate the thought of having to go through this again. After your ID, I did a thorough check and found skins and larvae. I'll have to do some reading on this type.

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