Red Flour Beetle


Name: Red Flour Beetle

Scientific name: Tribolium castaneum

Type: Darkling beetles

Family: Insects

Color: Red

Habitat: Stored Products

Size: 2-3 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Tenebrionidae family, and Coleoptera order. Size is between 2-3 mm, and has rusty red colour. It is a pest spread all over the world on stored products especially food grains. Moreover, it attacks flour, pasta, biscuits and beans.

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