Visual Reference Library - Insects

Image of CONFUSED FLOUR BEETLE
Tribolium confusum 
Length: Approximately 4 mm 
Shiny, flattened, oval, reddish-brown beetle. The head and upper parts of the thorax are densely covered with minute punctures. The wing covers are ridged lengthwise and are sparsely punctured between the ridges. 
Besides grain and grain products it infests foodstuffs and animal feeds of all kinds. 
This beetle is closely related and almost identical in appearance to the Red Flour Beetle.

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Last updated December 2016