Cigarette beetle

6760.       3 mm long. Noticed usually dead ones, on kitchen counter, bathroom floor and on rugs, but no specific location. Seen fewer than 10 at a time (i.e. not infestation). We live in a 20 year old high rise. Vancouver, BC. Canada


Number 6760.  This looks like a cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae). Along with its cousin, the drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum; Coleoptera: Anobiidae) this species can be a pantry pest, infesting a very wide variety of dry stored food products – Click here for more detailed information.