Varied Carpet Beetle Anthrenus verbasci (Linnaeus, 1767)Non-native  Synonyms: Small Cabinet Beetle,  Varied Cabinet Beetle,  Variegated Carpet Beetle.

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This tiny species is abundant and widespread in the U.S., introduced to North America around 1850. Common in buildings year round.

There are 28 records in the project database.

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A Varied Carpet Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (2/25/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/20/2014). Photo by . (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Pasadena, Maryland (2/18/2013). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Varied Carpet Beetle in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/10/2018). Photo by Jane Chandler. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/10/2016). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Washington Co., Maryland (5/8/2014). Photo by Amy Allen. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Washington Co., Maryland (5/8/2014). Photo by Amy Allen. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Harford Co., Maryland (4/1/2018). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/20/2018). Verified by Blaine Mathison/BugGuide. Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle larva in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (1/21/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Varied Carpet Beetle larva in Alexandria, Virginia (10/30/2011). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)


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