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Dead Worms in Carpet Might be Carpet Beetle Larvae

One of our readers found some dead creatures in a carpet she recently bought. We believe these are carpet beetle larvae, which are known as household pests. We recommend she clean the carpet before installing it just in case there are living carpet beetle larvae in it that could spread to other parts of her home! Continue reading [...]

Worms Found Outside Might Be Carpet Beetle Larvae

We believe the group of worm-like organisms our reader found on the outside of her house are carpet beetle larvae. We encourage our reader to clear away these larvae and to keep them out of her home, where they could become destructive pests. Continue reading [...]

Worm Crawling on Bathroom Floor is Carpet Beetle Larva

The organism our reader found in his bathroom is a carpet beetle larvae. Continue reading [...]

Tiny Worms in Laundry Basket Are Carpet Beetle Larvae

These are carpet beetle larvae. Carpet beetle larvae are the most common household pests that we write about. They are especially annoying because they can eat basically anything, live for long periods of time without food, and sneakily travel to different rooms searching for additional things to eat Continue reading [...]

Discovering Case Bearing Larvae and Carpet Beetle Larvae Together

We have explained why case bearing moth larvae and carpet beetle larvae are sometimes found together or near each other. Neither of these creatures is actually harmful, but they can be destructive and are therefore both considered to be pests. Continue reading [...]

Worm Found in Cupboard Might be Carpet Beetle Larva

We think the specimen our reader discovered in her cabinet is a carpet beetle larva. Getting rid of carpet beetle larvae depends solely on cleaning! Continue reading [...]
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