Anthrenus verbasci (Varied carpet beetle)

Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy)

Last update: 20 July 2022


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
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The Varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci) [1] can be found in and outside the house. The beetles feed with pollen and nectar especially on open easy accessible flowers like Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).

Varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci), imago on Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci), imago on Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)
Varied carpet beetle (Anthrenus verbasci), imago on Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)


Literature

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