ID#: 16385
Description: Caption:
This was a dorsal view of an adult cadelle beetle, Tenebroides mauritanicus, which is often found in grain silos and mills. Known as a stored grain pest by farmers and agriculturists, the cadelle beetle can also be found in homes, where it locates itself in the pantry feeding on stored cereals, potatoes, and other grain products.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Margaret A. Parsons
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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