They are .5 to 1 inch long, nocturnal, and like a relative humidity between 75 and 90 percent. You usually will not see them unless the population is larger. They can eat paper, glue, carpeting, drapes, cotton products, dead bugs, and more.
Usually creamy white. Can be black with wings when reproductive.
Can be mistaken for a bumble bee. They have a shiny abdomen and the male has no stinger.
Range in size from 5/16″ to 1″. Head has a heart shape.
Powder Post Beetles
Most likely will only see the holes made in wood or fine powder debris.