Brown-striped Larvae and Piles of Rice-like Ovoids are Signs of an Ongoing Carpet Beetle Infestation
“I found about 10 of these last week on a little couch in my bedroom and thought they came from a cardboard box” states this woman in Las Vegas, NV. Our reader wants to know if this is a carpet beetle in the photo below or “something else.”
In addition to finding carpet beetles on her ceiling, this reader also found this”bug” in three different spots. From the photo, these bugs look to be beige and brown-striped, bristly creatures, and our reader wonders what they turn into and how to get rid of them.
“What is this worm?” asks this reader about an organism she found. The organism in question appears to be black in color, with multiple hair-thin appendages spiking out from the sides of its body.
A reader in Cairo, Egypt asks for our help after discovering a worm-like creature crawling on his bed cover. The creature appears to be black and white, with a segmented, elongated body.