Dermestidae beetle larva

Dermestidae beetle larva

5896   My name is Ian.  – Photo was taken on January 8, 2017. – Insect found in apartment in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
– About 2mm in length. – Indoors, on wall in a carpeted room. – Winter. – Thanks.

This is a larva of a beetle in the family Dermestidae (hide/skin/larder/carpet beetles and allies), likely in the genus Anthrenus – see http://tinyurl.com/z3oqpsv for an example and http://tinyurl.com/zl9w25c elsewhere on this site for some control recommendations. Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.