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Small beetle - Anthrenus verbasci

Small beetle - Anthrenus verbasci
Efland, Orange County, North Carolina, USA
April 16, 2006
Size: 1/8"

Moved from furniture carpet beetle.
Reasons are explained here , distinguishing characters found on species pages, respectively.

Moved from Anthrenus.

Nice shot of a tiny beetle. It's one of the Carpet Beetles. Check out the guide page.

for the ID. I was intrigued by the pattern. There were at least a hundred feeding on the flowering shrub, but none of them wanted to look up for a face shot.

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