Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#42438
Sitophilus

Sitophilus
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
February 8, 2006
Size: 1.1mm
Either oryzae or granarius. I am not sure this photo will allow anyone to tell. Anyway, I will try to get some more shots of them soon, as I have a jarful of infested pasta.

Species?
Was this ever confirmed as granarius? Or do you have some photos of that non-native? If so, it would be nice to have a page and to add it to the non-natives list.

 
...
No, it was never confirmed to either species.

Moving to genus.
Moving to genus page for now. Very nice shot, sorry 'bout the pasta:-)

 
...
Thanks Eric, I have got these in a 28 C growth chamber now, and have added a little liver powder. I am hoping the increased protein should make me a large crop of super weevils with which I can destroy the planet!

Just kidding. I do want to breed them up, as it might be fun to use some in the labs for my physiology class. If not that, then at least I will key them out and get some better photos.
-Sean McCann


triatoma.blogspot.com

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.