Biscuit beetle, bread beetle, drug store beetle
Adult beetle length 2 – 3 mm
Reddish brown, oval beetles, with a dense covering of yellowish hairs. The head is hidden under
the hood-like prothorax. Easily mistaken for the common furniture beetle or the cigarette
beetle. A fully grown larva is about 5 mm long, initially active but become fat, sluggish and eventually incapable of movement.