flour beetle

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Synonyms for flour beetle

an insect that infests flour and stored grains

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In timed laboratory trials, red flour beetles visited LED traps set to 390 nanometers 16 times versus 2 to 5 times for traps set to other wavelengths.
The research focuses on the broad-horned flour beetle, Gnatocerus cornutus, but the team believes the findings could apply to other species across the animal kingdom, even mammals.
Flour beetles sometimes eat the eggs of their own species and those of closely related species.
Toxicity of diatomaceous earth to red flour beetles and confused flour beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): effects of temperature and relative humidity.
If one places individuals from two different species of flour beetle into a large jar of flour, one species will eventually take over the jar.
For the concrete elevator bin, adult rusty grain beetles and red flour beetles were exposed to elevated levels of [CO.
At 130 degrees, German cockroaches die in 7 minutes, drywood termites die in 6 minutes, Argentine ants die in 1 minute and flour beetles in 4 minutes.
Flour beetles, weevils, and other insects that infest granaries are milled along with the grain, ending up as tiny black specks in your bread.
Flour beetles, weevils, and other bugs that infest granaries are milled along with the grain, finally ending up as those tiny black specks in your slice of bread.
The confused flour beetles, 50 per ring, were monitored at 60-minute intervals during the heat treatment.
Approximately 15,000 rusty grain beetles and 65,000 red flour beetles were released into each bin.
Researchers in Gainesville have developed anew trap for monitoring the presence of red flour beetles.
To begin the activity, raise the red flour beetles individually from hatching on either flour or flour supplemented with yeast.
Confused flour beetles (Tribolium confusum), are considered to be big pests due to their damage of stored food products.
California researchers modeled their work on a genetic element, called Medea, in flour beetles.