Shower bug pests or more?

Asked June 15, 2016, 1:00 PM EDT

What kind of bug is this that continues to show up in my shower?

And how do I get rid of them?

St. Clair County Illinois insect issues insect management

1 Response

Hello,

The size of the insect is not identified in the photo, but the white and black/brown pattern leads me to believe it is a Varied Carpet Beetle. If the size matches the info and picture in the link from Florida Extensions fact sheet at link, it is as stated.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ig089

Regards,
Carol Quish