Subject: Ew, some kind of beetle larvae?
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
July 24, 2015 5:20 pm
Found this kibble of dog food behind some kitchen furniture, noticing it is a maggot nursery! What kind of beetle/bug is nesting in my kitchen?’
Signature: Maggot spotter
Dear Maggot spotter,
Maggots are the larvae of flies. You have Carpet Beetle Larvae, common household pests that will eat a wide variety of organic substances found in the home.
Thank you 👍 I had carpet beetles in the kitchen for a short while, (I think they hitched a ride with some old dry compost plants I bought at food lion !) but haven’t seen them in a few months …