Worm like bug....i find them randomly in every room

Asked December 4, 2019, 1:29 AM EST

Cab you please help? These little bugs are driving me crazy largely because I don't know what they are so I don't know how to deal with them.

I found one in my dinner plate, washroom, bedroom and in my bed.

Thank you

Outside United States

1 Response

It appears to be the larva of a carpet beetle. These insects are common in homes and can feed on lint, dead insects, firs, materials made from wool and leather and may also feed on pet food, cereals, grains, and seeds. Indoors inspect stored clothes made from wool and check for damage. Also inspect food for infestations. To see detailed information on managing this pest please visit and read the following article from the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station: https://njaes.rutgers.edu/fs1181/ and also an article from MSU Diagnostic Lab : https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/carpet_beetles