stored grain; larvae will also feed on dead insects(1)
usually 5–9 weeks from egg to adult; adult female lives about 1 yr(1)
one of the most common pests of stored grain around the world; does not attack sound or uninjured kernels and often appears after the attack by other grain pests (frequently found in large numbers with the rice weevil)(1)
Contributed by v belov on 14 February, 2014 - 7:11pm Last updated 26 February, 2014 - 1:04pm
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