Please identify UK based

Asked October 22, 2020, 7:11 PM EDT

What’s this? Found in a bedroom at my friends house I’ve zoomed in and cropped pic on second one. First you can hardly see it but you can make out it’s size

Outside United States

1 Response

This looks to be the larva of one of the dermestid beetles.

I don't know what species you have in the UK, but Dr. Cranshaw's fact sheet some general information about the family (Dermestidae) here: https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/insects/carpet-beetles-5-549/.