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Seed Beetle

  


Name: Seed Beetle

Scientific name: Algarobius prosopis

Type: Beetles

Order: Coleoptera

Family: Leaf beetles

Color: Grey,Red

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, and is dark red with grey. Larvas feed on green or dry seeds of plants. In Africa, it is used in biological control to get rid of harmful grasses.




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