I live in Oregon and lately, within the last few months, the bed
rooms of my house have been plagued with black beetle-like insects and
what looks like caterpillars that are both found on the beds but
(thankfully) nowhere else in the house. Does anybody know what these
Where they come from?-- they just seem to materialize on the beds. And
a way to get rid of these nasty pests?
Check out any wall hangings above the bed. I was plagued by little beetles
and bites in my bed and traced it down to a wreath made from naturual twigs
hanging on the wall. We quiickly threw it out into the -10 degree winter air
to kill them and threw it away. Never been bothered again. I have no idea
why they were there. THe wreath had been hanging on the wall for three years
previously without a problem
Do you have a digital camera? Could you toss a jpg up at some web site?
(Quik.com gives all dial up users 10MB of web space. No code needed. Just
FTP the jpg to the site.)
Don <www.donwiss.com> (e-mail link at home page bottom).
Could be a number of pests...if they are on the small size possibly
black carpet beetles and their larvae. If the rooms have skylights under
large trees it could be critters dropping from the trees getting in.
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