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I asked question previously but have now managed to get a better picture of the bug and I did check my cupboards for dry food with no success bug is really small and easily mistaken for oose on the carpet or something

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This beetle could be a house invader although the size and shape indicates a dermestid beetle. There are small beetles that enter the house at night attracted to light. Unless I could examine one up close that is about I can tell you. If you suddenly get a lot of them please let me know

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Walter Hintz

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I can answer any questions about insects and spiders.

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I have taught science for over 57 years. I am presently teaching biology at the college level. I have done extensive graduate work in entomology.

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Momentum Magazine The Ohio Journal of Science

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B.S. In Ed Kent State Unuv M.Sc The Ohio State Univ National Science Foundation Fellowships: Electron Microscopy Univ of California Entomology Kent State Univ

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