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Species Omonadus floralis - Narrow-necked Grain Beetle

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Omonadus
Species floralis (Narrow-necked Grain Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthicus floralis Linnaeus 1758
Explanation of Names
Omonadus floralis (Linnaeus 1758)
2.7–3.5 mm(1)
native to tropical Asia(2), now cosmopolitan(1); in the New World, from n. NA (NF-AK) to Argentina & Chile
world's most commonly reported anthicid associated with stored products(3); infests grain and dried fruit(1)
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