Carpet Beetle Control Hyderabad
Carpet beetles are domestic pests capable of destroying various household items. Inspection and knowledge about their habits can prevent costly destruction.The life cycle and habits ￼ Carpet beetles (females) will place 50 to 100 small, white and pearled eggs on protected surfaces near a food source, such as lint around skirting boards, in the conduits of boiler systems, and in the Clothing made of wool in storage. The larvae appear once the eggs are broken after 6 to 11 days in warm weather, although they may require more time in cold weather. The life span of the larva is 250 to 650 days, mostly spent on digging for protein rich food in dark areas. By the time the larvae reach their adulthood, carpet beetles will live for only a few weeks or more months and will stop damaging household items. Unlike larvae,
The types of carpet beetlesThe black carpet beetle: The adults are oval and shiny black, with brownish legs. They range in length from 1/8-inch (3.18mm) to 3/16-inch (4.76mm). The larvae are golden to brown, and about 1/2-inch (12.7mm) long. The body is narrow and elongated and narrows toward the back.
- Varied carpet beetles ( Anthers verbatim ): Adults are 1/10-inch (2.54mm) to 1/8-inch (3.18mm) long and are nearly round. The upper surface is usually gray, with a mixture of white, brown and yellow scales, and uneven black cross bands. The lower surface has long, gray and yellow scales. The larvae are about 1/4-inch (6.35mm) long and light brown to dark brown. The body is wide and wider at the back than at the frontier.
- The furniture carpet beetle: Adults are 1/16-inch (1.59mm) to 1/8-inch (3.18mm) long, almost round and whitish, rugged with black spots, each contoured with colored flakes Yellowish orange The underside is white and the legs have yellow scales. Larvae are about 1/4-inch (6.35mm) long, elongated and oval, and densely covered with brownish hair.
- The common carpet beetle: Adults are 1/10-inch (2.54mm) to 1/8-inch (3.18mm) long, almost round, and gray to black. They have minute whitish scales and a band of orange and red scales in the center of the back and around the eyes. Larvae are similar to those of various beetles and carpet furniture.