Storage pests

Storage pests (24 results)

  • Booklice

    Liposcelis spp.

    Region
    South
    Tiny, pale to dark brown, soft- bodied, up to about 2 mm long with protruding eyes and long thread-like antennae. Developmental period from egg to adult takes around three weeks under optimal conditions. There are six nymphal stages and they all are similar in appearance to adults but smaller and...
  • Booklice

    Liposcelis spp.

    Region
    West
    Tiny, pale to dark brown, soft-bodied, up to about 2 mm long with protruding eyes and long thread-like antennae. Developmental period from egg to adult roughly takes up to 3 weeks under the optimal conditions of 30°C and 70 per cent humidity. There are six nymphal stages and they are...
  • Confused Flour Beetle

    Tribolium confusum

    Region
    South
    Adults are a 3.5-4 mm long, shiny, flattened oval, dark reddish-brown beetle. The antennae gradually increase in size towards the tip. Viewed from the underside, the gap between the eyes is about 2.5 times the diameter of one eye. This insect does not fly...
  • Confused Flour Beetle

    Tribolium confusum

    Region
    West
    Adults 3.5-4 mm long, shiny, flattened oval, dark reddish-brown beetle. The antennae gradually increase in size towards the tip. Viewed from the underside, the gap between the eyes is about 2.5 times the diameter of one eye. This insect does not fly....
  • Flat Grain Beetle

    Cryptolestes spp.

    Region
    South
    The adult beetle is up to 2 mm long, very flattened, light brown and fast-moving with elongated antennae about two-thirds as long as the body....
  • Flat Grain Beetle

    Cryptolestes spp.

    Region
    West
    The adult beetle is up to 2 mm long, very flattened, light brown and fast-moving with elongated antennae about two-thirds as long as the body....