Oryzaephilus surinamensis

This species is a major stored products pest as eggs are laid on stored food, especially of high moisture content and they prefer damaged food rather than intact grains, kernels, etc. infesting food, rendering it inedible.

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Common NamesSawtoothed Grain Beetle
Preservation OptionAlcohol


Specimens sold in alcohol are sent in clear, archival-quality glass vials with poly-seal caps to prevent evaporation. They are sent with alcohol-proof, typed specimen data labels.

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