Principal Stored Grain Insects

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Wilfred S. Craig
Department of Entomology

The adult and larval forms of Missouri's principal species of stored grain insects are pictured in this publication. This is the first in a series depicting various diseases of grains and fruits. This particular publication provides diagrams of 10 insects and their larval form.

On the reverse side, a written description of each insect describes symptoms and parts of the plant affected. To aid in further identification, a black diagram of the insect's actual size also is given.


  • Angoumois grain moth
  • Cadelle
  • Confused flour beetle
  • Flat grain beetle
  • Granary weevils
  • Indian-meal moth
  • Larger cabinet beetle
  • Lesser grain borer
  • Red flour beetle
  • Rice weevil
  • Saw-toothed grain beetles


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