Australian Spider Beetle
Beetle IdentificationCovered in brown and golden hairs, the Australian spider beetle has a spider-life appearance and adults grow to an approximate 2.4 – 4mm in length.
DescriptionLarvae are often found feeding on miscellaneous debris, and the Australia spider beetle possesses the ability to bore into various inedible materials prior to pupation. Active in dark, damp places, the Australian spider beetle is often associated with bird nests. Australian spider beetles live for up to 3 – 4 months at 20 - 25°C.