Drugstore beetles are so named because they were common occupants of early pharmacies.
Drugstore beetles are small, light brown beetles
Elytra are covered with a light pubescence and vertical indented bands along the length of the thorax and abdomen
Larval drugstore beetles are small, C-shaped larvae, similar to the grubs found outdoors
Common pests of pantries, pet foods, spices, and almost any dried plant material
Infestations usually located in a kitchen pantry in an item that has long since passed its expiration date
- Carpet beetles will usually go unnoticed in the kitchen for some time
Control is essentially a sanitation issue
Infested products must be identified and removed from the home
Chemical controls may be applied after the homeowner has removed all infested products
We have service centers throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina.
Service Centers: M-F 7:30AM - 5PM
Customer Care: M-F 6:30AM - 5PM