Sawtoothed Grain Beetle

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Scientific name: Oryzaephilus surinamensis Linnaeus
(Coleoptera: Cucujidae)

Facts: These small beetles are pests in food like cereal, corn meal, and flour. They can enter your house in infested products from the grocery or they could move in from the surrounding habitat. They get their name from the jagged saw-like edges on the pronotum of the adults.

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