Foreign grain beetle

6420. Tiny, size of fruit fly but do not fly. In upstairs bathroom, many on ceiling. Mcrae Drive, Toronto, Ontario. Canada



Number 6420. Looks like a foreign grain beetle, Ahasverus advena (Coleoptera: Silvanidae). Also known as the new house beetle, these basically are nuisance pests that cause no real harm and control seldom is warranted. Click here for more detailed information