Spider beetle

6759.  Keep finding these in my home, they sort of look like ticks and we are getting worried. AMHERST, Nova Scotia. Canada

 

Number 6759.  This is a spider beetle (Coleoptera: Anobiidae; subfamily Ptininae) in the genus Mezium. Spider beetles such as these can be pantry pests, infesting a very wide variety of dry stored food products – Click here for more detailed information.