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Weevil

Habitat

Weevils are often found in dry foods including nuts and seeds, cereal and grain products, such as pancake mix. In the domestic setting, they are most likely to be observed when a bag of flour is opened.

Habits

  • Size: 1/8"
  • Color: Brown, Gray, Black
  • Legs: 6
  • Shape: Oval
  • Antennae: True

Control / Prevention

Food products need to be inspected for signs of infestation, including cereals, and packaged dried foods.

Threats

They are a major pest in the agricultural industry and are highly resistant to insecticides.

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