Skip to Main Content

Apply Now to the University of Wyoming apply now


University of Wyoming Extension

Insects in the Home

Carpet Beetles

Carpet Beetle
Carpet Beetle Larva

The larval form of this beetle superficially resembles a duff millipede. It feeds on natural fibers and can be problematic for valuable rugs, clothing, and mounts.
Adult Photo: Kansas Department of Agriculture Archive,
Larva Photo : Joseph Berger,

More Information

Contact Us

Scott Schell

Room #9, Agriculture Bldg.

Phone: (307) 766-2508


1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon