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Rusty grain beetle (Cryptolestes ferrugineus)


The rusty grain beetle is about 2 mm long, very flat and coloured red-brown. The neck plate, in contrast to the saw-toothed grain beetle, has no points, although it does have parallel lengthwise lines on the sides. Habitus and development are comparable to those of the saw-toothed grain beetle.


Damage caused by the is similar to what is seen with the saw-toothed grain beetle.