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Groundnut Seed Beetle

  


Name: Groundnut Seed Beetle

Scientific name: Caryedon serratus

Type: Beetles

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Leaf beetles

Color: Brown,Grey

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Size: 4-6 mm




Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Description:

Insect follows Chrysomelidae family, and Coleoptera order. Size is between 4-6 mm, red grey and has fluff. It attacks Acacia tree seeds, and may cause harm to seed stocks. In some countries, it attacks Tamarind trees.




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