Carpet Beetle (image) California Academy of Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Carpet beetles are among our tiniest roommates. Credit © Matt Bertone of North Carolina State University Usage Restrictions Mandatory photo credits. For editorial use only in association with this story. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.