A group of beetles with globular abdomens and relatively long legs, superficially resembling small spiders, 3-4mm long. General scavengers of all sorts of animal and vegetable debris and stored food, and frequently associated with old birds’ nests. The Golden Spider Beetle is covered with golden hairs while the Globular Spider Beetle is a shiny, dark brown colour.
Seek out and eliminate the source of infestation. Treat thoroughly with a long-lasting insecticide; an aerosol or powder according to the site. Ensure the product is labelled for stored product insect control or beetle control.
Use a trained professional pest controller.