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FLOUR BEETLES

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Showing 5 types of FLOUR BEETLES

American Black Flour Beetle

Latin Name: Tribolium audax

Possibly European in origin as it is extremely similar to other European species.

Broad-horned Flour Beetle

Latin Name: Gnatocerus cornutus

Latin Family Name: Tenebrionidae

Possibly unknown, but this beetle is now found throughout the world, and is more common in the western states of the U.S. than the east or southeast.

Confused Flour Beetle

Latin Name: Tribolium confusum

Latin Family Name: Tenebrionidae

Native to Africa, and found in jars of grains placed in the tombs of Pharaohs around 2500 B.C. It now is found throughout the world, and is more of a pest in the U.S. in the cooler climates than in the warmer states.

False Black Flour Beetle

Latin Name: Tribolium destructor

Latin Family Name: Tenebrionidae

Likely European in origin this beetle is found throughout the world.

Red Flour Beetle

Latin Name: Tribolium castaneum

Latin Family Name: Tenebrionidae

Native to the Indo-Australian region, but now found as a pest of food products throughout the world.

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