Grain Beetles

Grain Beetles

Grain beetles are termed so, due to their feeding habit. They mainly feed on all types of grains like rice, wheat, maize as well as cereals, flour, processed food items and spices. The commonly seen grain beetles in Canada include the merchant grain beetle, Saw-toothed Grain Beetle, Foreign Grain Beetle, Lesser Grain Beetle and Rusty … Read more

Flour Beetles

Flour Beetles

Scientific Classification Domain: Eukaryota Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Hexapoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Tenebrionidae Flour beetle belongs to the family of Darkling beetles under the genera Tenebrio or Tribolium. They are considered as serious pests that attack cereal silos, and hence are used widely in laboratories. This type of beetle mainly feed on … Read more