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Click beetle

Click beetle

Jeff Hahn


Size: 1/2 inch long

Where/When: Found in homes, especially on walls and ceilings, during June.

Significance: Harmless to people and property and is just a nuisance. Can be attracted to buildings by outdoor lights or source of moisture (e.g. clogs in rain gutters).

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