Carpet beetle


  • 1.5 - 4 mm in length
  • Thorax and wing cases are white, pale yellow, brown and black in colour
  • Oval body similar to a ladybird in shape
  • Adult beetles will normally be found on window ledges of infested rooms

Facts about carpet beetles

  • Adults can fly
  • They feed on pollen and nectar
  • Larvae need high animal protein diet and can cause damage by infesting carpets, clothes animal furs and skins
  • Larvae hibernate in cold conditions
  • Larvae are commonly known as 'woolly bears'


We do not treat booklice/biscuit beetles. You can find other professionals that are able to treat an infestation online or in a local directory.

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