Rove beetle

7481.    We have lots of these in the house in the last few weeks. They have an orange area in the middle of the body and some have wings. We put out sticky pads to capture them. New Bothwell, Manitoba. Canada


Number 7481.   This is a rove beetle (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The vast majority of these beetles are general predators on other small invertebrates; there is no need to control them. See Rove Beetle Detailed Information .