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Hello,  I have found these bugs the past few days, mostly on my ceiling. I live in Michigan

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Renee,

These are weevils (beetles) probably grain weevils. The larvae infest grains like corn and rice so the beetles are usually found near areas where grains are stored. These grains are also sometimes used to fill "bean" bags used in games so check these if you have any as well. The best control is to locate the infestation and dispose of it, then general cleaning. The beetles are otherwise harmless.

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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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Ph.D. in Entomology

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