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Looks like a darkling beetle, is it? - Tenebrio molitor

Looks like a darkling beetle, is it? - Tenebrio molitor
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
December 31, 2009
Size: 14mm end to end
I found it under my dresser when cleaning along with a lot of fecal matter, what looked like some webbed nests (I swept them up before I thought to take a picture) and some larvae. It looks like a darkling beetle to me, but the larvae don't look like mealworms. The larvae were all white and looked more like a fly larvae, approximately 2-3mm in length.

It's not really that reddish, I bounced a hot lamp off a red wall because it was the best I could do in 2 minutes.

Moved
Moved from Darkling Beetles.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Tenebrionidae
Yes. Can't really tell what kind from the angle in this image. Maybe a Tenebrio sp? They can be household pests.

 
Many thanks
Now that I know what it is I can go about removing them from home.

Then I'll set about wondering where they came from. Any ideas?

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