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In and around your own home

The larder beetle, Dermestes lardarius.

There are probably more species in your home than you realise so what are sharing your's with? We share our homes and gardens with all sorts of creatures.

Some are pests, some provide important benefits, and some are just there by mistake. Post your photos and questions here and our scientists and the community will try and help.

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