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I moved my couch to fix the recliner and found a lot of them. I hope the picture is good enough for you to identify.

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Hi Kim
I believe this is a grain beetle or a related pantry pest. It could be a saw toothed grain beetle or a dermestid beetle. I am not sure why they are behind a recliner. Check all dried foods in your kitchen Meanwhile vacuum them all up and see if they return

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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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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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