Tiny insect

Asked October 5, 2017, 8:15 PM EDT

Found a few of these in our apartment recently. Brown body. 3 segments, head, thorax, and abdomen, 6 legs, and 2 antennae. The body appears to be very flat. Please help with identifying this insect. Picture is attached. Thank you!!

Frederick County Maryland insect issues insect id tiny flat beetle in apartment

1 Response

Our entomologist looked at your photo and thinks that this is a type of grain beetle, which is a stored product pest.

Take a look at this page from our website about pantry pests:
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/pantry-pests

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