Fur beetles - PEST UK

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Our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Fur beetles

Frequently asked questions about fur beetles:

The larvae of fur beetles will feed off of animal skin, often dead animals. To get rid of fur beetles you will need to get rid of their food source and treat with an insecticide.

Fur beetle larvae will feed off hide and fur, whereas carpet beetle larvae prefer anything of wool content. Both can occasionally be found in birds’ nests.