Two-spotted Carpet-beetle

Attagenus pellio
Attagenus pellio
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Attagenus pellio, the fur beetle or carpet beetle, is a pest which damages stored products such as furs, skins, textiles and grain. Attagenus pelio is a 4–6 mm-long oval shaped insect with two patches of white hair on the elytra.

Two-spotted Carpet-beetle

Attagenus pellio

Is Two-spotted Carpet-beetle harmful?

There is no data about harmful of this species. Don't forget to be careful.

Sientific classification

kingdom: Animalia
phylum: Arthropoda
class: Insecta
order: Coleoptera
family: Dermestidae
genus: Attagenus

See also

- Home stored product entomology


- Granousky TA. 1997. Stored Product Pests. In Handbook of Pest Control, 8th Ed. Hedges SA, Moreland D (editors). Mallis Handbook and Technical Training Company

External links

- Dermestidae of the World Habitus and antennae of the male.