Spider Beetles



Spider Beetle
There are several kinds of spider beetles, the one pictured is the brown spider beetle. They all look mostly alike, with the same

same oval body conformation, just different coloring. Spider beetles are very small, less than three sixteenths of an inch long, with oval bodies, long legs and bodies covered with short hairs and rows of small pits running the length of their wing covers. The head is invisible, viewed from above. They look like very small spiders.

Spider beetles can remain active during cold weather, and can be difficult to control because they also infest such a wide variety of products. The larvae develop on the foods they eat and old storage buildings can harbor infestations in collections of stored products. They can also bore into wooden and cardboard items to pupate.
Stored food / pantry / product pests


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