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.
Keywordsinsects, beetle pupa, Anthrenus scrofulariae, carpet beetle, beetle larvae, beetle imago, beetle life cycle, stages of a beetles life, Dermestidae, skin beetles, small insects
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Elliot Coues Key to North American Birds (Boston, MA: Estes and Lauriat, 1884)