I keep finding these little brown bugs in my apartment

New York, NY

They are brown and can fly, for at least a short time. They also curl up into a ball when touched.

I have also found their larva all over the apartment.

What are they, where do they usually come from, and how do I get rid of them?

I had some dried flowers that I just threw out because I thought that it may have been their source. I also just purchased a royal palm plant.


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Minot, ND

Image too small and fuzzy for a good i.d. - on the chance that it could be a pantry pest like a drugstore or cigarette beetle, check dry stored products (flour, pasta, mixes, spices, pet food, etc.) for signs of infestation.

New York, NY

Here is another picture to help identify this bug.

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Minot, ND

Looks like a cigarette beetle. See http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2083.html for control recommendations.

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