Cigarette Beetle

Category: Miscellaneous 

Scientific Name: Lasioderma serricorne


Color: light brown

Size: 1/16-1/8 of an inch

Region: Found worldwide

Important Considerations:

  • Their name comes from the fact that they infest stored tobacco.
  • They will also infest many other products including dry dog food, paprika, coffee beans, grains, rice, spices, raisins, and furniture stuffing to name a few.
  • They will also infest animal materials including silk, leather dried fish and more.

Where to Find Them on Your Property?

Found infesting the above-listed items. They are also attracted to light and will swarm during the late afternoon on cloudy days.