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Merchant Grain Beetles

Habitat

Merchant grain beetles are found in pantries or in food processing areas or warehouses.

Habits

The merchant grain beetle's body shape allows it to crawl into packaging to eat, live and have babies.

  • Size: 1/10"
  • Color: Brown
  • Legs: 6
  • Shape: Narrow Oval
  • Antennae: True

Control / Prevention

Discard infested packages. Clean spilled grain and food sources.

Threats

Merchant grain beetles can infest stored food products and can contaminate food.

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