Pest Guides

White Marked Spider Beetle

Ptinus fur


White Marked Spider Beetle  | Rentokil Pest Control Zambia
  • 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.


  •  3 - 4 months at 20 - 25°C.


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