Entomology (Study of Bugs)/Small brown bug

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I have been finding these little bugs for almost a week. Mainly upstairs in my laundry room, bathroom and bedroom. Please help. Checked pantry for bugs and didn't find any and I've never seen one in the kitchen.

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Hi Jess
This is a dermestid beetle. These beetles feed on organic materials such as food and cotton and wool clothing. Did you check all opened dried foods in the cupboards. Do you see any damage to clothing. To get rid of them you will have to find the source

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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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