Confused Flour Beetle

confused flour beetleConfused Flour Beetle

Scientific name: Tribolium confusum Jacquelin du Val
(Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)

Facts: The confused flour beetle is a shiny, reddish brown beetle about 1/7 inch long. It is a common pest of stored products. Both larvae and adults feed on starchy materials such as flour or cracked kernels of grain.

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