Biscuit Beetle, Stegobium paniceum

The adult biscuit beetle is 2-3mm in length and are reddish brown in colour.

The female will lay eggs in food such as cereals, pasta or chocolate (or cracks and crevices nearby). The larvae can get through packaging and spread to all dried goods and with the right conditions the Biscuit beetle will breed rapidly.

Biscuit Beetle