Carpet Beetle

Scientific Name: Anthrenus verbasci

The carpet beetle is a 3mm-long beetle belonging to the family Dermestidae. This beetle can be a serious household pest and a pest in natural history museums, where it can damage biological specimens. While adults are pollen grazers, larvae feed on natural fibres and can damage carpets, furniture, clothing and insect collections. The larva of this insect is what does the most damage. They are known as ‘woolly bears’ due to their banded appearance and are covered in short bristles (4mm-5mm long, are squat, brown in colour). The adults are 2mm-3mm long and the body has a variegated pattern with a dense covering of scales. The larvae will feed on substances that contain keratin, most commonly they are found within natural wool/wool mix carpets along the edges and in the corners. It is common to only find an infestation when an item of furniture is moved and a patch in the carpet is found.

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Products to Use Carpet Beetle

Patrol Ant, Spider & Cockroach Killer RTU

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Amgrow Patrol Ant, Spider & Cockroach Killer RTU formulation is a low odour product which can be used in both indoor and outdoor situations. It will keep working for up to two months. Will control ants, cockroaches, spiders, fleas, silverfish, bedbugs and carpet pests. How to use: Shake well before use. No mixing required – […]… View Page

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Patrol Ant Spider Cockroach RTU

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Patrol Ant Spider & Cockroach Killer RTU formulation is a low odour product which can be used in both indoor and outdoor situations. It will keep working for up to two months. Will control ants, cockroaches, spiders, fleas, silverfish, bedbugs and carpet pests. How to use: Shake well before use. No mixing required – ready to […]… View Page

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Patrol Ant Spider Cockroach Concentrate

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Amgrow Patrol Ant Spider Cockroach Concentrate  is a low odour product which can be used in both indoor and outdoor situations. It will keep working for up to two months. Will control ants, cockroaches, spiders, fleas, silverfish, bedbugs and carpet pests.Patrol Ant Spider Cockroach Concentrate How to use: Mix 25 mL in 1 litre of […]… View Page

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