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.
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
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!
We believe our reader has discovered carpet beetle larvae in her chinchilla’s food bowl. Although they can be annoying houseguests, carpet beetle larvae are not considered to be harmful or dangerous towards humans or pets.
We hope our reader is able to get rid of the carpet beetle larvae in her home before she is dealing with an infestation. As we mentioned, she should start cleaning to eliminate these creatures ASAP. The silver lining? While these larvae can destroy household items, they aren’t considered dangerous to human health!
The small brown worm our reader found on her bed is a carpet beetle larva. Unfortunately, these organisms can be really annoying and destructive, but luckily our reader only found a single larva, so she should be able to start cleaning in time to prevent an infestation.
A reader wrote to us a few days ago to ask about some larvae and beetles she found, sending us some excellent pictures of the creatures in question. She suspects she found carpet beetle larvae, an idea she wanted us to weigh in on, and she also found some sort of beetle that she wasn’t able to identify, which she also wanted our help with. In addition to the matter of identification, the reader wanted to know how to get rid of the carpet beetle larvae – or whatever they may be – that she is finding.