Package Food Insects

Classification of pests that commonly infest packaged food. Please select a linked insect for further information.

Penetrators
Red Flour Beetle (Tribolium castaneum)
Confused Flour Beetle (T. confusum)
Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma glabrum)
Rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae)
Almond moth larvae (Cadra cautella)
Indian meal moth larvae (Plodia interpunctella)
Lesser grain borer (Rhyzopertha dominica)
Cadelle (Tenebrodes mauritanicus)
Drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum)
Invaders
Red flour beetle (T. castaneum.)
Confused flour beetle (T. confusum)
Merchant grain beetle (Oryzaephilus mercator)
Sawtoothed Grain Beetle (O. surinamensis)
Almond moth larvae (C. cautella)
Indianmeal moth larvae (P. interpunctella)
Squarenecked grain beetle (Cathartus quadricollis)
Flat grain beetle (Cryptolestes pusillus)
Rice moth larvae (Corcyra cephalonica)
Cigarette beetle (Lasioderma serricorne)

*Adapted from Highland 1984