Two-spotted Carpet Beetle - Attagenus pellio
Length 3.5 to 5.5 mm. A small, black, oval shaped beetle with two distinctive white marks on the elytra.
Found in homes and offices, living in carpets and infesting woollen products and any materials of animal origin. Also found in birds nests.
All year round.
Widespread in England and Wales.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 18 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015