Various Stages of a Carpet Beetle
"Figure 9- Anthrenus scrofulariae, enlarged; the short line shows natural size. a, b, larvae; c, pupa; d, imago" Elliot Coues, 1884 Carpet beetles are very small more oval to rounded shape. Their bright colorful scales vary in shades of tan, brown, red, gray, and white.
Elliot Coues Key to North American Birds (Boston, MA: Estes and Lauriat, 1884)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman