White Marked Spider Beetle

White Marked Spider Beetle

Ptinus fur

Appearance

White Marked Spider Beetle
  • Adult, 2-4.3 mm long, red-brown with yellow hairs; prothorax with dense cushion of pale hairs on each side.
  • Wing cases (elytra) have white scales.

Lifecycle

  •  3 - 4 months at 20 - 25°C.

Habits

  • Will feign death if disturbed. Active in dark, damp places. Often linked to birds nests.