MUSEUM BEETLE FACTS
The Museum Beetle is a compact rounded beetle with a small head and a mottled pattern of black and white scales. This beetle is a significant pest infesting stored goods, especially specimens in museum collections where it can be very destructive to animal and insect collections.
adult beetles are 2mm - 2.8mm long
The Museum Beetle feeds on animal material including stored specimens in museums.
|Common Name:||Museum Beetle|
Relatives in same Genus
Varied Carpet Beetle (A. verbasci)