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I've made a photo using the reversed 58 mm lens and my cropped DSLR:

Unknown caterpillar

Could you please help? I really don't know where this came from.

I found it in Russia.

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Cannot help you but maybe it could be useful if you specified where you found it (inside, outside, which country, when, etc.?) –  nico Mar 23 '13 at 13:24
    
I found it in my kitchen on a clean plate from IKEA :) Country is Russia. –  Sunny Reborn Pony Mar 23 '13 at 14:58
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Likely to be a black carpet beetle larvae

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http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7436.html

For more facts try: http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn7436.html Don't worry though, they live everywhere!

Wikipedia has some info on the family of beetles that they belong to (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dermestidae). I don't think they really cause any harm, except in natural history museums where they tend to munch the collections of animals...although this can also be a good thing:

'They are used in taxidermy and by natural history museums to clean animal skeletons' 1

1 VanClay, Mary. "Bitten By the Bug". www.johnsonstring.com. Retrieved November 10, 2012.

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