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I moved recently to a new apartment and found those worms/bugs...help me , what are they ?

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dima,

This is the larva of a carpet beetle, see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/carpet_beetle.html for pictures. There are several species of these beetles that infest homes, usually stored foods such as cereals and dry pet food but also certain natural fabrics. See the page cited above for control information.

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Jack DeAngelis

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I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects, insects that bite and sting, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.

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20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.

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see www.livingwithbugs.com/resume.html

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Ph.D. in Entomology

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