Stegobium paniceum

The larvae will eat nearly anything but prefer bread, flour, meal, spices and pet foods commonly in both homes and storehouses. Adults do not feed on food, but can chew through food packaging. They are also known to attack a variety of nonfood products and can cause damage to books.

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Common NamesDrugstore 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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