Small Black 6-Legged Bug

Asked March 25, 2020, 1:27 AM EDT

What is this black six-legged bug? Is it harmless? It has a pointed head. I always find it around my room, usually crawling on walls and on the floor. It is the small spec - smaller than the tip of a pencil.

San Francisco County California

1 Response

The insect looks like a type of weevil which are not harmful to humans but for a better identification you can send the picture and/or contact your local extension office at:

http://cesanmateo.ucanr.edu/About/Contact/Elkus_Ranch_Staff/