Maize Weevil

maize weevil (similar to rice weevil) dorsal

Maize weevil (rice weevil) Intermediate indicator graphic

Scientific name: Sitophilus zeamais
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Facts: Maize weevil (rice weevil) is a small weevil only a few millimeters long. It is a serious pests in stored grain especially corn and rice. The larva like most weevil grubs are more or less “C-shaped”.

maize weevil (similar to rice weevil) lateral

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