Odd Beetle

Category: Miscellaneous

Scientific Name: Thylodrias contractus


Color: yellowish brown in color with dark brown abdomen

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

Region: Found across North America

Important Considerations:

  • Male and female Odd Beetles look significantly different from each other. 
  • They will chew through garments and tissue paper.
  • They feed on dry animal products such as wool, silk, feathers, etc. They are also known to infest food products.

Where to Find Them on Your Property?

They can be found in food products or anywhere that food sources are found.