Nature Sometimes Comes To You


Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci) – I found this little beetle on my bedroom windowsill. They are around 2-3mm (1/8in) long. Double-click image for a closer look.


Varied Carpet Beetle Anthrenus verbasci

© Peter Hillman ♦ 16th March 2020 ♦ Staffordshire ♦ Nikon D7200


20 thoughts on “Nature Sometimes Comes To You

    • You wasn’t far off the mark there, Linda. The larvae of this beetle will eat the fibres of your carpet if you have them resident in your house. I think this one flew in the window … well I hope it did!

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